LOBALA PRESTIGE BLADES, DRC


LOBALA
Blade 21
23" high
$250

LOBALA
Blade 38
24.5" high
$300

LOBALA
Blade 42
23" high
$300


LOBALA
Blade 50
26" high
$300

LOBALA
Blade 53
24.5" high
$300

LOBALA
Blade 55
23" high
$300

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

LOBALA
PRESTIGE BLADES
Iron & wood

These blades have been vetted as authentic.   They are much rarer than the more common NGOMBE PRESTIGE SWORDS, especially with original handles.  The original handles have all been lost or replaced.

They are often mislabeled as "executioner's swords", displayed ceremoniously to indicate the power of life and death held by the king. Highly prized, some could have been recognized and used as currency for barter, transactions and storage of wealth.

Thanks to Ethan Rider and Dan Mato for their expertise and help.

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