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Baule knife and sheath "Kwe"

Ivory Coast

Wood, iron, hide, skin

40 cm

Late 19th to early 20th Cent.

Simply the most beautiful Baule knife of this type I know of.

Provenance: Alain Schoffel, Paris ; Galerie Valluet/Ferrandin, Paris 2002 ; Private collection, Belgium.

Publication: "Arts anciens de Côte d'Ivoire et régions limitrophes", Galerie Valluet / Ferrandin, November-december 2002.

Price: 2000 Euros enquiry

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