An African Ngala tribal knife

Item:
670
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
An African Ngala tribal knife, 19th Century. The swollen blade with incised lines on half of each side. The wooden hilt is bound with brass tape. Good age patina.
Metrics:
Blade length 12" (30.5cms) Overall length 15" (38.5cms)
Notes:
Provenance: Ex Christian Ries Collection, brought back on the second DANA Expedition (1928-1930). Further details on request.
Price:
£110