Few African cultures can boast a history as long and as proud as the Kuba of what (Congo). Their geographic location, along the Kasai River and the ferocity of their warriors made them virtually free of predation by slavers, though they themselves were among the most feared of slavers. The iconic Ikula, evolved in the 17th century when Kuba Chief Shamba-Bolongongo visited Benin. This example is of iconic form with finely forged 10 1/4” blade. The finely carved wood hilt is undecorated but for the indents on the pommel, originally filled with lime, a sign of early manufacture Ex: Baptist Missionary Society Collection.
Stock Number: FNS10433


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All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.


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Faganarms offers two types of payment plans to help you purchase this special piece for your collection.

Standard Payment Plan (4 Months)

For orders totaling $100 or more, our Standard Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 4 equal payments with the first payment required as a deposit. The balance will be due within 4 months, and your order will be shipped to you upon receipt of the final payment.

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Extended Payment Plan (12 Months)

For orders totaling $600 or more, our Extended Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 12 equal monthly payments, with the first months payment being required as a deposit.

You'll need to add an additional $240.00 to your order to qualify.

All payment plans are extended as a courtesy to our customers with no interest or fees.
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