An African Ngala tribal knife
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.
Blade length 12" (30.5cms) Overall length 15" (38.5cms)
Provenance: Ex Christian Ries Collection, brought back on the second DANA Expedition (1928-1930). Further details on request.