Ceremonial spearhead (1) - Bronze - Naga - Nagaland, India

Description
Ceremonial spearhead (1) - Bronze - Naga - Nagaland, India
Late 19th century - Good

A ceremonial spear in bronze alloy with polish and patina, made by lost wax casting technique. The tip of the weapon originates from the top of the dignitary's head. The figure is represented sitting on the ground, arms resting on their knees and holding a ceremonial cup.
Good condition of preservation with some signs of wear due to ageing.

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Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Ceremonial spearhead
Ethnic group/ culture
Naga
Region/ country
Nagaland, India
Material
Bronze
Period
Late 19th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
20×4×4 cm
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