Gong Currency 3

Gong Currency 3

Regular price $200.00 $740.00 Sale

Democratic Republic of Congo, Early 20th century

21"H X 8.5"W X 4"D

This beautiful currency piece, over a hundred years old, was used as a bell and could have been traded as a form of currency. Musical instruments like this one, called spirits to sanctify ceremonies and auspicious gatherings. Bells were believed to ward off evil and were used as protection during travels.

Custom base is included in the dimensions and price.