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Auction Closes At: 12:21:00 12/13/2023
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 464. Mamvu/Momvu Rare Prestige Knife
Estimate: $750-$1,000
Current High Bid: $900.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $900.00

Category: African
Sub Category: Congo (D.R.C.)
Culture or Country: Democratic Republic of Congo.
Period: --
Size: 18-1/4H. (46cm).

Description: Abstract sickle shape iron blade, perforated, with three projections, and stippled patterns radiating from the top opening and along the raised median ridge and along base. Iron strip encircles hilt, and pommel. Iron strip partially loosened. Dark brown wood patina on grip. Custom base. Momvu people live along the Maika River near the more well-known powerful Mangbetu people. See Standing on Ceremony, no. 11, p. 29
Provenance: Marshall & Caroline Mount Collection, NJ.; acquired Bonhams, NY., May 2012, lot 178; ex. Norman Hurst Estate, MA.
Shipping Fee:
National: $67.00
International: $167.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Mamvu/Momvu Rare Prestige Knife

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ajax $900.00 1 12/13/2023 12:11:36 PM
2. ERT $850.00 1 11/19/2023 9:25:05 PM
3. ajax $750.00 1 12/13/2023 12:11:31 PM
4. ajax $700.00 1 12/13/2023 12:11:26 PM
5. ajax $650.00 1 12/13/2023 12:11:22 PM

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