Short Sword

African, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lobol peoples
mid-20th century


Dimensions

Overall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2041

Medium or Technique

Metal

On View

Richard B. Carter Gallery (Gallery 171)

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Swords, daggers, knives

Provenance

Between January 1992 and December 1993, sold by Amyas Naegle, New York, to anonymous donors; 2006, anonymous year-end gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 24, 2007)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift