A good pair of 19th century Sudanese Mahdist period double daggers "haladie"

Item:
664
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A good pair of 19th century Sudanese Mahdist period double daggers "haladie". Each with a pair of double edged blades etched with Thuluth inscriptions and with a shaped and polished bone grip. Excellent age patina. Pairs of such daggers are rare.
Metrics:
Blade length 9½" (24cms) Overall length 23¼" (59cms)
Price:
£545