Dagger - Metal, Wood - Mossi - Burkina Faso

Dagger - Metal, Wood - Mossi - Burkina Faso
Interbellum - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

This Mossi dagger's blade has a nice old Patina. The top of the handle is decorated with a head-like sculpt and the handle shows various decorative carvings.

Origin Burkina Faso
Dimensions approx. 25x3x2 cm

This item comes with a signed and stamped certificate confirming its authenticity. All our lots are appraised and checked by Jos Humblet. Mr. Humblet (°1954, Brussels) graduated in 1978 as Master of Art at St. Lukas in Brussels. From 1978 until 1993 he worked at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, where he specialised in formal analysis of works of art. Mr. Humblet started collecting tribal art in 1980 and became a dealer in 1995, specialising in art from Kongo, Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.

This lot will be packed with the utmost care and shipped with DHL Express.

Lot details
Ethnic group/ culture
Region/ country
Burkina Faso
Metal, Wood
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
25×3×2 cm
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