Leg ring - Bronze - mambila - Mongo - Congo DRC

Description
Leg ring - Bronze - mambila - Mongo - Congo DRC
2nd half 19th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Was used by the Mongo. It was put around the legs with cloths in between. It was cast flat then hammered around the leg. Good condition.

Was also used as a method of payment

8 cm high x 12 cm diameter 2,500 gr

Lot details
Object
Leg ring
Indigenous object name
mambila
Ethnic group/ culture
Mongo
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Bronze
Period
2nd half 19th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
8×12×12 cm
Weight
2500 g
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