KUBA SPEARS ARCHIVES, DRC

The spears below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.

For UNSOLD Kuba Spears GO TO KUBA SPEARS PAGE

 KUBA
Spear 6
SOLD

 KUBA
Spear 7
SOLD

 KUBA
Spear 8
SOLD

 KUBA
Spear 9
SOLD

 KUBA
Spear 4
SOLD

 

 KUBA
Spear 5
SOLD

 KUBA
Spear 1
SOLD

 KUBA
Spear 3
SOLD

  KUBA
Spear 2
SOLD



KUBA, Spear
Points Catalog

Photographs © Tim Hamill

KUBA, SPEARS, DRC

Knives, axes, currency blades and spears, all made of forged iron, attest to the skills in metal of the Kuba and related peoples of central Africa. Most exhibit an inventive variety of form and workmanship far beyond what was functionally necessary.

I am using the designation Kuba generically. Specialists in the field will identify these pieces much more specifically and accurately. The spears are unmounted. Some tips separate from the shaft for shipping, others do not. Shafts are all wood, wood and metal, or wood embellished with metal coverings.

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