Amazing Antique Mbole Dowery Currency, African Art Sculpture

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  • $490


An excellent antique copper anklet or dowry currency or Mboule from the Democratic Republic of Congo estimated at late 1800s. T. They make copper anklet bracelets used for currency or major transactions. Formally used in the exchange of a bride as part of her dowry currency and represented their status. This extraordinary piece is hand-hammered.

Condition: Excellent, wear consistent with age.

Measures: 8.5x5x14" on stand

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