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Throwing knife – Matakam – Northern Cameroon

Lot reference 14576027
Throwing knife – Matakam – Northern Cameroon

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Old and well – preserved example of around 1920

Provenance: Former collection of Fred and Claire Mebel, New York. Ex – collection H. Westerdijk, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

The snake-shaped serpentine blade with square stem and curved flat rhomboidal tip. The grip consists of leather binding over wooden support sticks.

Dimensions : 64 cm.
Tribe : Matakam
Region : N. Cameroon, Mandara area
Weight : 0.765 kg


Sold with written declaration of authenticity by Dr. P. Westerdijk, museum ethnologist and cultural anthropologist specialized in the material cultures of people living south of the Sahara.
Sent by registered and insured mail.


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Reviews given: 195
Member since: November 19, 2014
  • My order arrived rapidly, in a condition as described.
    Great service!
    Thank you.

    user-0bf68c0 June 19, 2018

  • an interesting sculpture - perfectly packed - good communication - thanks!

    herb-g June 18, 2018

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    tatiefraise007 June 7, 2018

  • Sent without invoice, thence a return trip, and more than two weeks of waiting.

    Rochettaz May 31, 2018

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