A finely made African Tetela tribal knife

Item:
675
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A finely made African Tetela tribal knife, 19th Century. The tapered blade with incised decoration, the thick heavy iron pommel with facetted edges, waisted ivory grip. Good age patina overall.
Metrics:
Blade length 12¼" (31cms) Overall length 15¾" (39.8cms)
Notes:
Provenance: Ex Christian Ries Collection, brought back on the second DANA Expedition (1928-1930). Further details are available on request.
Price:
£325