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African Art | Works from the Swiss collection of Walter Schwab

Wednesday 13 October 2021 • Milan

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NZOMBO, LOBALA, NGBAKA

Estimate

€ 400 - 600

Sold

€ 512

The price includes buyer's premium

Information

h 56 cm
Central African Republic, southern region bordering with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa) in the area between the Rivers Ubangi, Mbari and Koto

Sabre.
Forged iron blade with internal shearing with veining, and characteristic engravings present on the front.Wooden clad handle with a spiral of brass twin lead and copper tacks.
Good glaze from use. Object denotes prestige.

Literature

BALLARINI ROBERTO, Armi bianche dell’Africa Nera / Black Africa’s Traditional Arms, Milano 1992, pagina 79, n° 37 (276);
ELSEN JAN, Tribal arms monographs: Les armes-faucilles - Vol. I, N°1 partie I, Bruxelles 1996, pagg. 28 - 30 (525);

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