Group of three ethnographic axes. Lot 279

LOT 279
Seller's Estimate: USD 200 - 400

Group of three ethnographic axes. ++ An axe handle, Democratic Republic of the Congo. 20th century. 18 3/4" x 4 1/2" x 3 1/4", ++ An axe with crude stone blade attached with woven plant material, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River. 20th century. 17" x 10" x 2 1/2", ++ A wooden axe handle, Mali, Dogon. 19th century. 16" x 8" x 2 1/2", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. The axe blade is missing from this handle ++ The binding on this suggests that it was made in the Sepik River are of New guinea ++ This is a Dogon axe handle

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