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    Fine African Ethnographic Ceremonial Axe. The fine quality Royal Messenger staff ceremonial axe from the Benin [Dahomey] or the Pende [Luba] tribe of Zaire. Wooden haft with copper bands and figure of a bull.
    The head of the axe with a figural presence with eyes, nose and mouth, the copper blade enhanced with wire scrolls. Length: 21-inches. Condition: Very good with age wear and patina.


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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
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