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    Lot of Two African Ethnographic Ceremonial Axes. Comprising two ceremonial or prestige axes from the Pende [Luba] tribe of Zaire or Central Africa. Both examples have carved wooden hafts with figural head motifs. Both have narrow hand-forged blades the penetrate the tops of hafts. Lengths are 15 1/2-inches and 16-inches. Condition: Both are good, showing age wear, pitting to blades, cracks in hafts at blade entry and overall patina.

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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