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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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Member since: November 19, 2014
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