Description: The imagination of the African smiths is beyond limits. Among the most unusual currencies are the blades of the Konda who live in Central Congo. The fantasy- shaped blades are derived from the knives used by the Konda and are now used in parades or initiation rituals.
Dimensions: 19.25" high by 5.25" wide Includes custom-made stand.
Provenance: Ex-Private Collection. Collected about 50 years ago by a Belgian living in the D.R. Congo.