A Kota 'bird-head' knife
Lot 708
A Kota 'bird-head' knife
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£1,800 - 3,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A Kota 'bird-head' knife
Gabon, of classical form, the large bird-like head with triangular cut-out eye, a central raised ridge bisecting the beak, incising to various parts and remains of pigmentation; the blade emerging from a slightly curved wire-wrapped handle.
height 13in, length 13 ½in


  • Provenance:
    Alan Brandt, New York