Big crooked sword (1) - Iron, Wood - Zwaard - Ngombe-Ngala - DR Congo

Description
Big crooked sword (1) - Iron, Wood - Zwaard - Ngombe-Ngala - DR Congo
1st half 20th century - Good

Authentic large bent sword, beautifully decorated on both sides with some engraved patterns.
Material: Wooden handle, beautiful iron blade.
Dated: 1st half of the 20th century or older.
Dimensions: height: 74.6 cm, width: 19 cm x 4.8 cm.
Condition: good, no cracks, no repairs, but the handle has some signs of use and old age, nice patina, see photos.

Provenance:
The supplier warrants that he has obtained this lot in a legal way.
The lot originates from a private Dutch collection 1970s.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Big crooked sword
Indigenous object name
Zwaard
Ethnic group/ culture
Ngombe-Ngala
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Iron, Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
74.6×19×4.8 cm
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