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LARGE FORGED IRON HOE CURRENCY, NIGERIA

$ 1,500
  • Description
    Large forged iron currency on stand. A powerful, sculptural piece which really commands the space.

    In precolonial Nigeria, iron was extremely valuable. The hoe (which this piece is modeled after) was highly valued as a symbol of the community's reliance on the earth and traditional agriculture.

    Late 19th century, Nigeria

    Measurements: 32.5" H, 11" W, 1/8" Depth of piece, 4” Depth of stand
  • More Information
    Period: 19th Century
    Creation Date: Late 19th Century
    Styles / Movements: Other
    Incollect Reference Number: 496306
  • Dimensions
    W. 11 in; H. 32.5 in;
    W. 27.94 cm; H. 82.55 cm;
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