Iron Short Sword

$595.00

Luba People.

The most appealing aspect of this sword is its beautifully carved wooden handle. It is coupled with a snug fitting leather and wood sheath with strap. The teardrop shaped iron blade is lightly patinated with diagonal incisions decorating the surface.

The Luba are a major ethic group of the Congo region. They were once a great kingdom which achieved its zenith in the 15th and 16th centuries AD and declined thereafter.

Product Description

Luba People.

The most appealing aspect of this sword is its beautifully carved wooden handle. It is coupled with a snug fitting leather and wood sheath with strap. The teardrop shaped iron blade is lightly patinated with diagonal incisions decorating the surface.

The Luba are a major ethic group of the Congo region. They were once a great kingdom which achieved its zenith in the 15th and 16th centuries AD and declined thereafter.

Additional Information

Origin

South Eastern Congo Region

Date

20th Century

Dimensions

Sword: 19″ x 2.25″ x 1.5″ With Stand 16.5″ x 15.25″ x 4″