Old West African Spade Knife
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Old West African Spade Knife

Code: aicb00004

$175.00


Product Description

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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.