An African Ngala tribal knife
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.
Blade length 14½" (37cms) Overall length 19¼" (48.5cms)
Provenance: Ex Christian Ries Collection, brought back on the second DANA Expedition (1928-1930). Further details on request.