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Songye Ax, iron wrapped with sheets of copper, Democratic Republic Congo, early 20th century

Songye Ax, iron wrapped with sheets of copper, Democratic Republic Congo, early 20th century

Item Description:

The Songye forged ceremonial axes with many faces. They were used as a prestige item and symbol of authority.

Condition:

Item appears in fine condition. The blade shows abrasion and minor loss from use. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions.

Provenance:

Ex coll. Tad Dale, Santa Fe, from a colonial Belgium collection

Dimensions:

Height 17 in. x Width 18 in. x Depth 1 in.

Questions:

Contact Us or call 1-646-679-6510

SKU: 01tj0000003oIU4AAM

 
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Songye Ax, iron wrapped with sheets of copper, Democratic Republic Congo, early 20th century

Listed price: $1,400.00
 

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