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African Akrafena Ceremonial Short Sword, Ashanti Tribe

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Start price: $70

Estimated price: $200 - $300

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Africa, West Africa Ghana Region, Ashanti Tribe short sword with pierced openwork blade featuring a prominent crucifix and triangular shapes. The wood carved handle features a carved giraffe to the outer edge of the hand guard. Size overall 20 3/4" L, blade 15" L

Condition: Numerous openwork sections are covered in old filling from use