Currency - Iron - Afo - Nigeria

Description
Currency - Iron - Afo - Nigeria
Early 20th century - Excellent

Exceptional primitive currency.

These primitive currencies served for offerings, dowries, and, of course, for great festive and ceremonies. Two parts can be distinguished, the very thin handle and the lower square-shaped shovel shape that can also be found in the Mambila. You can see the oxidation of the old iron giving this unique patina.

Lot details
Object
Currency
Ethnic group/ culture
Afo
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Iron
Period
Early 20th century
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
73×52×3 cm
Weight
8 kg
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