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Throwing knife, Kirdi, Matakam 08.01.643

An African sickle throwing knife called "Sengese" from Northern Cameroon. This type of weapon was used in Cameroon as well as in Nigeria. This knife has a heavy forged blade with carved decoration and has its original tribal patina. The handle is covered with a raphia rope. 

  • Ref.:08.01.643
  • Size:Length:58 cm; width at the top: 25 cm
  • Weight:945 gr

Category

  • Throwing knives 08.01West-, Central- & North Africa 29.01Currencies and throwing knifes Chad 07.04
  • AFRICAN TRIBAL CURRENCIES 07ARMS & TOOLS 08REGIONAL GALLERIES 29

Origin

  • West and Central Africa
  • CAMEROON
  • Matakam

Material

  • MetalIron

Quality

  • Collectible (fine or rare example of an object)Fair condition (some missing, broken or repaired parts, see pictures))High aesthetic value

155.00
CHF
$