Throwing knife

African, Cameroon, Mafa peoples
mid-20th century


Dimensions

Overall: 71.1 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2042

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Provenance

Between 2000 and 2006, acquired by Timothy Phillips, Boston [see note]; 2006, year-end gift of Timothy Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 24, 2007)

NOTE: Probably purchased from a dealer in Paris, Brussels, or New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips