On View In:
Gallery 236
Artist:   Artist Unknown  
Title:   Throwing knife  
Date:   first half of 20th century  
Medium:   Metal, brass, wood  
Dimensions:   12 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. (31.75 x 34.93 x 4.76 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of the Ullrich Collection  
Location:   Gallery 236  

Name:   Artist Unknown  

Object Description  
Classification:   Arms and Armor  
Physical Description:   diamond-shaped opening on blade above handle; wood handle; brass bands wrapped around handle and protrusion on back of handle; cone shaped piece of brass attached to bottom of handle; incised decoration on one side of blade at edges  
Creation Place:   Africa, Gabon or Republic of Congo, West Africa region, ,  
Accession #:   97.167.8  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts