Hand-forged Iron Currency, "Kurr"
21" (53.3 cm) and 19.5" (49.5 cm) high, as based
These rare currencies have a wonderfully minimalist anthropomorphic form, but were inspired by the sacred throwing knife called Miya-bo. Sold as a pair.
c.f. Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths, ed. Allen F. Roberts, et al. p. 158
Very good, intact.
Ex Cathryn Cootner collection, Sonoma, CA