SCARIFICATION BLADES, DRC

All of the scarification blades below have been sold and are left here for educational and research purposes.

 

SCARIFICATION BLADES 1, 2 & 3

Blade 1, 5" high, SOLD

Blade 2, 4.25" high, SOLD

Blade 3, 5" high, SOLD

SCARIFICATION BLADES 4, 5, 6 & 7

Blade 4, 7.5" high, SOLD

Blade 5, 5" high, SOLD

Blade 6, 7.5" high, SOLD

Blade 7, 6.75" high, SOLD

SCARIFICATION BLADES 8, 9, 10

Blade 8, 7" high, SOLD

Blade 9, 5" high, SOLD

Blade 10, 4.5" high, SOLD

 

SCARIFICATION BLADES 11, 12, 13 & 14

Blade 11, 6" high, SOLD

Blade 12, 8.75" high, SOLD

Blade 13, 8" high, SOLD

Blade 14, 6" high, SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

PROVENANCE:

Private collection, Bobbi Hamill
Artcurial auction, June, 2008, Paris
Property of noble Belgian family
Ex-collection Alex van Opstal before 1930

These delicate forged iron scarification blades from the Democratic Republic of Congo may be mounted on backing (above) or displayed on a metal stand (below).

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