Very Rare Chopper / Axe of the Hungaan / Pende People, Zaire - 10541

This very rare chopper / axe / machete like tool is used for both farming works as well as battles by the Pende people as well as the Hungaan and Mbele neighboring tribes residing in south east Zair. Heavy, non symmetrical and deadly sharp disk shaped blade with a pronounced T back, 10 X 7 inches in size. Wood handle covered with copper plates and twisted copper wires. Very good condition. Minor losses to the copper on the handle. Very rare find