Kundu Ceremonial Knife with Scabbard. Congo. Authentic. Mid 20th century.

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Kundu, Konda and Ngata 

Knife and Sheath
Congo, West Africa
Mid 20th century
Knife -tip to butt : 23.25 inches ; 25.5” tall on stand.

This knife was used in tribal ceremonies, as a symbol of rank, and as a form of currency.
Hand forged iron knife. Wooden sheath covered in animal hide and embellished with brass tacks and copper.
Authentic and Original this ceremonial knife and scabbard show beautifully on a custom stand. 
Collected by naturalist and philanthropist, Eli Weiss in the 1980’s. 

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