Lot 22
  • 22

Beau sabre, Hadendoa, Erythrée

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 EUR
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Description

  • Beau sabre, Hadendoa
  • haut. 35,5 cm
  • 14 in
La lame recourbée est portée par une poignée délicatement sculptée en forme de X, gravée sur le dessus de cercles concentriques et sur le dessous d'un motif en aile de papillon. Belle patine noire, brillante, de la poignée.

Exhibited

African Forms, NY, Dav., San Diego, Mt. H. et Cornell, 2001 - 2004

Condition

Good condition overall. Wear consistent with age and use within the culture. A small old area filled (with gum?).
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.