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19TH CENTURY AFRICAN AXE, COLLECTION OF EDWARD FREY

Lot : 13

The Art of Islam, Middle East and Africa

Estimate: $200.00 - $250.00

Starting Price: $175.00

Result: $175.00

Condition: Very good with a small part of the shaft missing.

Dimensions: Overall length: 25 in. (64 cm.)

Auction Date: April 21, 2018

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This African battle Axe, late 19 – early 20 cc. Probably from Central Africa. With steel rounded blade put through a wooden shaft with steel rivets for balancing and decoration. Provenance: Collection of Edward Frey (1920-2003) Miami, Florida. Mr. Frey was a known collector and researcher of oriental arms and author of the book “The Kris Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.”