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Bangala Currency Blade


Superb Bangala blade from the Congo.

Sold By: For African Art Gallery

Product Description

Item: #2669

Tribe: Nkutsu or Jonga

Country: Congo

Material: Iron.

Size: 16.5″ (42 cm) Tall

Condition: Very Good

Provenance: Private USA Estate Collection

Notes: Stand included.

This African art iron form was used in trade between a larger group of people living in present day Democratic Republic of Congo that were referred to as the Bangala due to the fact that they spoke a common trade language known as Bangi. The Bangala consists of a group of at least a dozen different tribes that spoke different languages, had different customs and were adorned with different tribal markings.

Additional Information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 24 x 12 x 6 in