Lot 279: A Fine and rare Konda or figural prestige knife

A Fine and rare Konda or figural prestige knife, Konda or related Mongo groups; D.R. Congo

The knife in the form of a standing female figure with raised arms, the face well beaten into the iron with inset copper eyes, the slender body with incising and thin long legs, terminating at a upward-turned crescentic shape with barbs and inset copper the handle wrapped in copper strips The figure has brass anklet and bracelets that may have been added later in a traditional context.. H. 22"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. Joeseph Gerena, NY

Price Realized: $200

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