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Currency knife – Boa – D.R.C.

Lot reference 14576105
Currency knife – Boa – D.R.C.

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Well - preserved item, in good condition. Certainly 1900 or earlier

Provenance: Ex-collection H. Westerdijk, Utrecht, the Netherlands

This item was used in payments of such important transactions as marriages. The long narrow lancet-shaped blade with open bridge. Fine engravings on one side of both front and reverse. The hour-glass shaped handle bound with iron strips.

Dimensions : 54 cm.
Tribe : Boa of N.E. DRC
Region : N.E. DRC
Weight : 0.280 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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Feedback score: 100%
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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    First time shipping to Switzerland. I didn't know that three copies of an invoice had to be pasted on the box, such as international shipping. This was the reason for returning to the sender. I am very sorry for this delay
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