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African Art / Works from the Swiss collection of Walter Schwab

Wednesday 13 October 2021, 05:00 PM • Milan


ZANDE, BOA , Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa), northern region


€ 600 - 800


€ 1.126

The price includes buyer's premium


h 74 cm
Forged iron blade with double shearing worked in vertical strips. Wooden handle wrapped with copper twin lead.
Good glaze from use. Object denotes prestige;


ZIRNGIBL MANFRED A., Seltene Afrikanische Kurzwaffen, Grafenau 1983, pag. 80 (238);
This long sword belongs to the artistic tradition of Boa o Ababoa knives, as this sub group, the Zande, were once known as. In the middle of the blade, there are up to three holes running vertically along the central shaft.

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