Bamileke ceremonial sword - Cameroon

20th century
Tribal Art

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Glaive and its ceremonial scabbard.
The blade is made of wrought iron with a wooden handle bearing a beautiful patina of use.
The scabbard is made of slats of wood (gaps) covered with animal skin, different fabrics and cowries.
Beautiful object indicating a noble lineage.
The fabric is damaged in places.
Dimensions for the sword: 68 x 11 cm
Dimensions of the sheath with the "ears": 54 x 36 cm
Bamileke people, Cameroon
Twentieth century


Style Tribal Art (African Usuels and Rituals items of Tribal Art Style)
Century 20th century (African Usuels and Rituals items 20th century)
Width (cm) 11 cm
Height (cm) 68 cm
Materials Skin, Iron, Tissue, Wood
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
Location 69620, Ternand, France

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