Iron Spear Currency - Doko, Ngbandi and Ngbaka Peoples, Ubangi basin, D.R. Congo
Iron Spear Currency - Doko, Ngbandi and Ngbaka Peoples, Ubangi basin, D.R. Congo
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Iron Spear Currency - Doko, Ngbandi and Ngbaka Peoples, Ubangi basin, D.R. Congo

$375.00
These so-called ‘spears’ were made by the native blacksmiths and were painted red and white on both sides. Painting was quite rare for objects of this type and suggest a ritual function. These valuable objects were used in marriage transactions.
Height: 22" Width: 7 1/2".
Height on 3 1/2" square base is 22 3/4".
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