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Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons (6)

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an old kuba knife

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1930   item# 950712 (stock# 115)

an old kuba knife
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


900€ pending 

a good old kuba knife with nice patina thick blade 48cm provenance :doctor felix lauwers who is who in african art says : Lauwers, Felix & Maria [1924 - 16 February 2002] Coll. Antwerp-Belgium. Medical doctor. African, Indian, Archeaological, PreColumbian and European art. Started collecting in the 1950s. The foundation of his collection is a colonial collection from Jean Batiste Constant Vandewalle. Mangbetu figure in expo cat.: Manbetu. Afrikaanse hofkunst uit Belgische priv ...click for details


bango shield ,congo,before 1920

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1930   item# 880589 (stock# 17)

bango shield ,congo,before 1920
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


500€ 

this shield is either bango,hanga,bati,binja mbundja following ML felix in his weapon book "beauté fatale"1993p 182 ill 295 he dates these shields before 1920 they are made of wood(see the nice handle,)rattan and wowen fiber their fragile material and the adge makes them difficult to find in perfect condition here most of the wowen binding around is missing but it does not affect the beautiful wavy shape of the shield could be carefully restored(the one in felix book is surround by ...click for details


ngombe short sword,before 1914,ex charles smets

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1910   item# 1233389

ngombe short sword,before 1914,ex charles smets
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


380€ 

an ngombe short sword,wooden handle ,48cm small chip in the handle's corner Provenance: Old collection Charles Smets 1881-1941. The collection Charles Smets was incorporated during the expedition organized by the Museum of the natural history of the Congo between 1909 and 1915. In July 1909, Charles Smets began this expedition which was aimed to study and collect specimens of fauna and flora of North Eastern Congo as well as ethnographic objects. It collects on this occasion for his own c ...click for details


a masai shield

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1950   item# 1058885

a masai shield
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


sold 

a beautiful masai shield ,buffalo skin ,wood ,pigments 82cm Kenya. Masai men, in order to become warriors, must go out alone into the bush and kill a male lion with their bare hands. When a Masai warrior is initiated their spear and shield are decorated with red paint, which is symbolic of their status in society. Each shield is crafted from buffalo hide sewn onto a wooden frame. The handle is attached at the center Among the Masai, red paint was traditionally obtained by mixing earth with bl ...click for details


flyssa ,algeria

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1930   item# 978069 (stock# 156)

flyssa ,algeria
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


sold 

a beautiful flyssa ,nice incised blade ,nice patinated handle 70cm


an impressive songye prestige Kilonda axe

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1930   item# 950673 (stock# 105)

an impressive songye prestige Kilonda  axe
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


sold 

an important kilonda axe with 15 heads on each side of the iron blade 34cm blade width 19cm material wood,copper,iron, provenance ex coll doctor felix lauwers Lauwers, Felix & Maria [1924 - 16 February 2002] who is who in african art says : Coll. Antwerp-Belgium. Medical doctor. African, Indian, Archeaological, PreColumbian and European art. Started collecting in the 1950s. The foundation of his collection is a colonial collection from Jean Batiste Constant Vandewalle. Man ...click for details

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