The ceremonial knife was introduced by an early Kuba king as a peaceful replacement for a more warlike throwing knife.
Knives, daggers and swords from the Kuba people are used as prestige items. They were reserved for nobles and used for important ceremonial occasions.
Height: 16 1/8" x Width: 3 1/2" x Depth: 2 1/2
Height on its 4" x 4" stand is 17 1/2".
Beautifully mounted on a metal stand.