Ceremonial Axe (Khaandu), Iron, wood, Yaka peoples

Ceremonial Axe (Khaandu)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture:
Yaka peoples
Medium:
Iron, wood
Dimensions:
H. 10 3/8 x W. 2 x D. 7 1/2 in. (26.4 x 5.1 x 19.1cm)
Classification:
Metal-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Smith, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.421
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Smith, Short Hills, NJ, until 1981

Bourgeois, Arthur P. Art of the Yaka and Suku. Meudon: Alain et Francoise Chaffin, 1984.