Throwing Knife - Bone, Metal - Ngbaka - Congo DRC

Description
Throwing Knife - Bone, Metal - Ngbaka - Congo DRC
Mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Beautiful throwing knife of the NGBAKA tribe. This type of weapon is one of the four main styles of throwing knives that were used by the Ngbaka, Mabo, Wada and Manza. The Ngbaka blacksmiths were masters of combining welding and cutting techniques, as shown by the expert craftsmanship of this item.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Lot details
Object
Throwing Knife
Ethnic group/ culture
Ngbaka
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Bone, Metal
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
36×16×3 cm
Weight
300 g
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