Beautiful large MANGBETU Trumbash knife with a curved blade with grip and a fine patina. These knives were used as a symbol of status, power, authority, and in special cases for payment.
With traces of age and some deposit on the blade.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
Carefully packed and shipped with Track&Trace
- Indigenous object name
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- Copper, Iron, Wood
- 1st half 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 32×18×4 cm