Lot 315: A horn knobkerrie and a blackjack

African Art

A horn knobkerrie and a blackjack. Southern Africa L: 23", 12 1/2". The first, a knobkerrie carved entirely out of a piece of the horn of an antelope. Beautifully made and with tapering shaft, the ball head darkened at the top. An old tag with a collection number to the bottom. Together with a blackjack, that may actually have been made elsewhere. From an old New England collection, by descent

Price Realized: $1,900

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