Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

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LOT 183

Lot 183

African Ngombe Sickle Knife, 19th century

African Ngombe Sickle Knife, 19th century
Lot 183 Details
African Ngombe Sickle Knife, 19th century

crested curvilinear blade with cut decoration with cane and cloth wrapped hardwood handle
height 29.5 in — 74.9 cm

Estimate $150-$200

Realised: $120
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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African Ngombe Sickle Knife, 19th century
  • African Ngombe Sickle Knife, 19th century
Purchased Waddington's, May, 01, 2014

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  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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