African Art / Works from the Swiss collection of Walter Schwab
Wednesday 13 October 2021, 05:00 PM • Milan
Western region of Lake Mai-Ndombe.
Forged iron blade engraved on two sides with a series of vertical lines.Wooden handle decorated with a sheet, twin lead, and brass tacks.Traces of “orange peel” rust. Object denotes prestige. Knife in an anthropomorphic shape that depicts a female figure with their hands raised. With niello work, two brass plates representing the eyes have been inserted.