Lot 221: A fine Songye or Nsapo prestige adze, likely 19th C.

People: Songye or NsapoDR Congo
H: 15"
Of characteristic form, the handle wrapped in snake skin, the blade of iron with six face worked into it on either side. A superb old example of the type. On a custom base.

An old US missionary collection; Charles Jones African Art, NC


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