A ceremonial axe of the Tiv people. The blade of the axe is iron while the head is bronze.
Dated to the 1910's-1920's
This item comes with a signed and stamped certificate confirming its authenticity. All our lots are appraised and checked by Jos Humblet. Mr. Humblet (°1954, Brussels) graduated in 1978 as Master of Art at St. Lukas in Brussels. From 1978 until 1993 he worked at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, where he specialised in formal analysis of works of art. Mr. Humblet started collecting tribal art in 1980 and became a dealer in 1995, specialising in art from Kongo, Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.
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This lot will be packed with the utmost care and shipped with DHL Express.
- Hache de cérémonie
- Ethnie / culture
- Bois, Bronze, Fer
- Première moitié du XXe siècle
- Vintage, utilisé avec des signes visibles d'usure
- Vendu avec support
- 48×22×5 cm