Kilonda Ceremonial Axe
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Kilonda Ceremonial Axe

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ITEM #:
5669
ETHNIC GROUP:
Mbole
REGION OF ORIGIN:
Democratic Republic of Congo
MATERIAL:
Wood, pigment, iron.
SIZE:
14" (35.6 cm) Tall
CONDITION:
Good.



PROVENANCE:
Private USA Estate Collection



CATALOGUE NOTE:
This finely worked old adze with a double hooked blade would have been a symbol of status and office. The rusty iron blade is set in the hafting to the back of the handle with a carved, expressive, ancestor face featuring scarification on the cheeks. Other noteworthy elements include the curved coiffure in the back. The erstwhile smooth and rounded handle shows extensive wear and natural lustrous patina.