Loan Object

Currency Blade

18th–19th century

Iron

67 1/4 x 15 5/8 x 7/8 in. (170.815 x 39.7 x 2.3 cm)
Promised gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath
ILE2009.6.15
Culture: 
Lokele
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 188, 383, pl. 171.

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