Antique African Tribal sword-knife – MBOLE – D.R Congo

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Antique African Tribal sword-knife – MBOLE – D.R Congo
1st half of the 20th century – Good condition

A knife with double cutting edges which was used for hunting, defence and also for prestige.
These kind of knives were highly considered and were also used as a means of exchange of a significant value.
This knife has motifs on its forged iron blade.
Tribal patina, uncleansed blade, heavy copper handle.

The full length is 47 cm, the weight is 590 grams.
The presented stand is not included.

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