You haven't verified your email address yet

Dagger - NSAKARA BANDIA - D.R Congo

Lot reference 13812431
Dagger - NSAKARA BANDIA - D.R Congo

The auction you are viewing has now ended

Show current auctions

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in:

Current bid $ 236
Next minimum bid $ 260

No bids placed.

$ 236 Bidder 1362
07-12-2017 22:04:48
$ 207 Bidder 1362
07-12-2017 22:04:15
$ 148 Bidder 1362
07-12-2017 22:04:05
$ 77 Bidder 3287
07-12-2017 21:22:17
$ 71 Bidder 4843
07-12-2017 20:59:41
$ 47 Bidder 7840
04-12-2017 23:21:27

Anterior to 1920 - Perfect condition - Former André Vanhecke private collection, Belgium

Typical Nsakara style, North Central Congo.

Collected between 1910-1920.

Ivory and iron, have a look at the publication “Fatal Beauty” of Jan Elzen, Marc Leo Felix collection, edition 2009.

This is a beautiful dagger, in forged iron and ivory with etched motifs.

C.I.T.E.S. before 1947, comes with a certificate issued by a competent authority/antiques dealer according to Belgian law.

! Can only be sold within Europe, no export to the U.S.A. for example!

The handle measures 8 cm - the iron blade 23,5 cm - the sheath is 25 cm - and the whole measures 33 cm. 140 grams.

Specimen in ivory conforming to Regulation CE 338-97 art. or 9th December 1996. Prior to 1st June 1947. The seller guarantees that this object is made of antique ivory, altered before 1947, and may be (re) sold in accordance with the provisions of CITES. The seller will provide a signed document describing these details to the buyer.
Reports carried out by Andre Vanhecke (Sablon-Brussels).

Be BAKONGO  pro top

Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 73
Member since: March 28, 2014
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Beautiful piece. Well packed. Fast delivery. Thank you.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    JSTENGE January 27, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Tres bel objet
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    ericlaude December 28, 2017

  • Nice item, fast delivery, good communication.

    Tribe-Art December 22, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Snel geleverd en goed verpakt.
    zeer tevreden!
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    tribalcollection December 22, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Parfaite transaction vendeur recommandé.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    kipinga December 9, 2017

View all 73 reviews


The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Shipping costs

United States $ 59.25
Austria $ 37.92
Belgium $ 11.85
Canada $ 59.25
Denmark $ 37.92
France $ 19.43
Germany $ 19.43
Ireland $ 37.92
Italy $ 37.92
Luxembourg $ 19.43
Netherlands $ 19.43
Norway $ 37.92
Poland $ 37.92
Portugal $ 37.92
Spain $ 37.92
Sweden $ 37.92
Switzerland $ 59.25
United Kingdom $ 37.92
Rest of Europe $ 37.92
Anywhere else $ 59.25

Save shipping costs

You can pick up this lot from the seller: Varsenare, Belgium.

If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.


Your bidding privileges have been revoked due to an outstanding payment. You can no longer place bids.

Once your payment has been processed, your bidding privileges will immediately be restored. Please note: if you choose manual transfer, processing your payment and restoring your bidding privileges may take up to 2 business days. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available from our payment screen.

Click here to pay

Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 35,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in

Never miss another special object!

Catawiki auctions off 30,000 special objects every week. Leave your email address, and we will send you free updates on our special objects and great discounts.

No, I'm not interested in special objects or discounts