An African Ngala tribal knife

Item:
668
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
An African Ngala tribal knife, 19th Century. The broad swollen blade with a low central ridge. The wooden hilt is partly wound with thick copper binding. Good age patina.
Metrics:
Blade length 14½" (37cms) Overall length 19¼" (48.5cms)
Notes:
Provenance: Ex Christian Ries Collection, brought back on the second DANA Expedition (1928-1930). Further details on request.
Price:
£125