Knife - Copper, Iron, Wood - Trumbash - Mangbetu - Congo DRC

Description
Knife - Copper, Iron, Wood - Trumbash - Mangbetu - Congo DRC
1st half 20th century - Good

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

Lot details
Object
Knife
Indigenous object name
Trumbash
Ethnic group/ culture
Mangbetu
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Copper, Iron, Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
33×19×4 cm
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