Old Handmade African Mangbetu Knife from Congo, Mid-20th Century For Sale
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Old Handmade African Mangbetu Knife from Congo, Mid-20th Century

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Old handmade African Mangbetu knife from Congo, this type of knife was not used as a weapon but as a type of currency and as a symbol of rank within the Mangbetu People, it is in a reasonable condition with wear consistent by age. Probably from the mid-20th century but may be older. The measurements are, Depth 6 cm/ 2.3 inch. Width 22 cm/ 8.6 inch. Height 39.5 cm/ 15.5 inch.

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-20th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 15.5 in. x W 8.6 in. x D 2.3 in.H 39.37 cm x W 21.85 cm x D 5.85 cm
  • Seller Location
    Raalte, NL
  • Reference Number
    LU2724316497272
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