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A graceful iron currency throwing knife from the Matakam people, Mandara Mountains, Northern Nigeria, c. Early 1900's. These are called sengese and this exceptional example is 20 1/2 in high. The blade is decorated with hammered designs and the handle is wrapped with beautifully wrapped leather. Ex California private estate.


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Iron currency throwing knife, Matakam people

Estimate $400 - $500Oct 22, 2017
PO Box 278
Montrose, CA 91021-0278
United States
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