Old West African Spade Knife
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Old West African Spade Knife

Code: aicb00004

$175.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
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ARTIFACT: This is a West African knife from the late 19th century or early 20th century. The knife has a spade-shaped blade and the handle is in wood wrapped in copper. The stand is included.

VINTAGE: Circa late 19th century ??? early 20th century.

SIZE: Knife: approximately by 10" in length and 3-3/4" in width at widest part of blade; stand: 4" square base.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Knife: steel, wood, copper; stand: painted steel and brass.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an ethnographic collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay SHOP VGEX11 LAGEX3/12

CONDITION: 6- (Fine): The knife shows some moderate to heavy wear and spots of oxidation; copper wrapping has lifted from the handle near the end.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.