A Tetela Kusu knife from the rain Forest.
Iron blade, wooden handle wrapped with artisan copper foil
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..
bw image: Tetela warrior
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
No Reserve Price
- Indigenous object name
- Tetela- NO RESERVE PRICE
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- Copper, Iron, Wood
- Late 19th century
- Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 45×7×3 cm