Item #: BQ2670 -- Mid 20th Century African Congo Handforged Iron Spear -- $220.00
This original all iron spear is from the Northern Congo and probably of the Basoko, Bangala or Ngombe tribe. Made in three pieces with a hand forged grooved leaf form point and tapered base and a short, hollow, iron haft. Untouched original condition with minor nicks, dents and fine age patina. These spears were not only used in intertribal warfare and hunting but also as currency, bridal dowry gifts and objects of prestige. 164.8 cm. L.