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Short Sword - Iron, wood, skin - Cameroun

Lot reference 28001467

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Location: Belgium
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$7 Bidder 5854
14-10-2019 21:30:26
$2 Bidder 1968
13-10-2019 20:17:32

Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Short Sword
Region/ country: Cameroun
Material: Iron, wood, skin
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 450×90×40 mm
Weight: 440 g

Short-Sword used by the Tikar and the Bamileke Peoples who live in Cameroon.
Blade in metal, presenting an engraved decorated on both sides, forming undulating lines along the entire length, the same decoration is reproduced on the bottom of the blade.
Very beautiful wooden handle in the characteristic shape of these ethnic groups.
The sheath is made of animal skin with some fur in two tones. The grip is made of enrolled woven fibres.
Good condition, with traces of wear, oxidation and antiquity, quite usual for these sorts of weapons. Both sides of the weapon are in a quite similar condition (blade and handle).
Weight: 440 grams (blade only).
Dimensions: 45 x 9 cm for the weapon.
42 x 30 cm for the sheath.
Similar weapons are reproduced in several books about this subject, including: Seltene afrikanische kurzwaffen - M. Zirngilbl p. 26 (last picture).

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