Artist Ngala, African
  • Knife
Date 19th century
Medium iron, brass, and wood
Dimensions Overall: 25 1/2 × 7 × 2 1/2 inches (64.8 × 17.8 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift in honor of Dr. E. Bryce Alpern and Harriet Alpern, by their children
Accession Number 2011.50
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
1985, purchased from (Donald Morris Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, USA);
Dwight and Abbey Alpern (Maryland, USA);
2011-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)