Very Good Pair of Short Sabers of the Yakoma - 14147

Up for sale is this pair of short sabers of the Yakoma people from Central Africa Republic and Northern Zaire. Early 20C. Very well forged blades with decorative punched design. Length 17 inches. Wood handle. Total length 20 1/2 inches. Very good condition. Rare form. This pair of sabers was collected by Mr. Armand Marcel Fontaine during the first half of the 20 C. while serving as a French official in Africa. Early photo of this gentleman is shown below.