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Anthropomorphic Mangbetu Knife.
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Object description :

"Anthropomorphic Mangbetu Knife."
Very nice Mangbetu knife in cubist shape. The ivory monoxyle handle representing a human face with a prominent nose, the eyes signified by 2 small glass beads. A cap in the form of a top plate on which the core of the blade is fixed. Old bonded case visible on a photo and very beautiful patina of the whole. The wrought iron blade is of the classic type. Object sold pedestal. Mangbetu, DRC. Period: early 20th century.
Price : 1200 €
Artist : Mangbetu
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Bon état

Material : Fer, perles et ivoire
Length: 26 cm

Reference : 597281
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