Lot: 23685th Tribal Art Auction
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Emil Storrer, Zurich, Switzerland
Edith Hafter, Solothurn, Switzerland
|H: 28 inch||
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
metal, wood, remains of pigments, open worked blade, broadening to the top, wooden handle carved with two knobs with incised decor and two faces each, min. dam., traces of corrosion, base; such swords were primarily ceremonial and prestige objects, because they have neither point nor cutting edge.They were displayed at the royal court reflecting the power and authority of the king.