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Bell Gong Currency | D.R. Congo


This beautiful bell gong comes from the Mongo people of D.R. Congo. They are known as being highly skilled blacksmiths and gongs like this were used for religious ceremonies, funerals and fertility rites. The gong would have been beaten with a wooden stick that had a woven beaded to set cadence for the music. It also would have been used as a form of currency to trade with. 

We love this currency for its shape, colour and subtle design details. 

 Dimensions Cm Inches
Height 61 24
Width 18 7.9
Depth 15 5.9

Please note this piece has sold. As a one-off and one of a kind piece it will not be coming back in stock. We recommend purchasing an alternative from our in stock collections whilst they are still available.

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