The William (Billy) Jamieson Collection Online Auction of Tribal Art and Weapons

May 01, 2014

LOT 324

Lot 324

African Kuba Ceremonial Prestige Knife (Ikula), 19th century

African Kuba Ceremonial Prestige Knife (Ikula), 19th century
Lot 324 Details
African Kuba Ceremonial Prestige Knife (Ikula), 19th century

the patinated and burnished lancet form blade with incised linear decoration to wire inset hardwood grip with ‘thistle’ form pommel
length 15" — 38.1 cm.

Estimate $100-$200

Realised: $252
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


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LOT 324

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 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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