A good African silver mounted Hadendoa tribal knife
A good African silver mounted Hadendoa tribal knife, 19th century. The swollen angled blade of diamond section. The hardwood hilt is bound with silver wire, and the pommel is applied with a sheet silver mount decorated with granulation and filigree, and surmounted by a pierced silver finial. Contained in its tooled leather sheath. Good age patina.
Blade length 7" (17.5cms) Overall length 11¼" (28.5cms)