Spiral Snake Currency 2

Spiral Snake Currency 2

Regular price $200.00 $700.00 Sale

Luba, DRC (near Katanga), 20th c.
45"H x 8"W x 8" D

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, copper is an abundant resource found close to the surface of the earth. Hence, local artisans have learned to shape it in almost endless ways! The elegant, spiraling snake form is one common theme. This piece comes based on a wooden stand.