African Bronze Kusu "U" Currency - Lot #: 433

An original "Boloko". A form of currency used by the Kusu people of Congo. Hand forged of solid bronze. Used for rare and major transactions such as purchasing a wife, goat or slave. This piece is most likely 18th Century. Nice dark rich patina. 9 1/4w x 2 7/8d x 14 1/2h
Condition: Wear to base
Estimate: $$100 - $$200