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African Art
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Knobkerrie

19th–20th century

Wood, copper, iron, and brass

27 × 3 × 1 5/8 in. (68.58 × 7.62 × 4.13 cm)
Bequest of Paul F. Walter
2021.2.2
Geography: 
South Africa
Culture: 
Zulu
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Egon Guenther Family Collection, Johannesburg, acquired in South Africa, in the 1960s; sale, Sotheby’s, New York, November 18, 2000, lot 172; sold to Paul F. Walter (1937–2017), New York; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017

Bibliography: 

Sotheby’s, New York, African Art from the Egon Guenther Family Collection, sale cat. (November 18, 2000), 112, fig. 171.

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