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Knife - Copper, Iron, Wood - Kusu - Congo DRC

Knife - Copper, Iron, Wood - Kusu - Congo DRC

A Kusu knife from the rain Forest.

The knifes from the Tetela area exist in several variations they all make a graceful impression.
The ones including the Kusu and Sungu are remarkable.

Provenance: Gaethan Schoonbroodt collection, Verviers..

H= 45 cm

Good metal oxidation, the weapon has never been cleaned and is in good condition.

Ex Belgian Congo before 1920

This object is registered and sent only within Europe.
No shipping outside Europe

Similar one in :
-Afrikanische Waffen- Fischer Zirngibl, 1978 page 124 nr 220

Object Knife
Ethnic group/ culture Kusu
Region/ country Congo DRC
Material Copper, Iron, Wood
Period Late 19th century
Condition Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand Yes
Dimensions 45×7×3 cm
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