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The Laure-Marie and Daniel P. Biebuyck collection, Newton, Massachusetts.
Lot 33
A Teke or Laali short sword
lg. 18 3/4 in.
1 June 2023, 12:00 EDT
Skinner Boston

US$1,500 - US$2,000

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A Teke or Laali short sword

Democratic Republic of the Congo, the face of the scabbard covered with brass tacks, the back in wood, the metal sword with wire-wrapped handle and circular hilt with brass tack-work.
lg. 18 3/4 in.

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Provenance: The Laure-Marie and Daniel P. Biebuyck collection, Newton, Massachusetts; Sotheby's, Paris, December 4, 2008, lot 12; Private collection, Paris, France.

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