Lobala-Kuba Style Forged Iron Short Sword, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lobala-Kuba style (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa)
Short sword, 19th to 20th century
Forged iron and metal composite handle
- metal wire handle embellishments are loose and unwrapping; discoloration, markings and residue spots; areas of wear, scuffs, and scratches; oxidation and finish loss.