An African Nubian tribal arm dagger
An African Nubian tribal arm dagger, late 19th Century. The blade, with a raised central rib, well formed. The ebony hilt with turned pommel surmounted by a silver finial, the grip formed with 2 bands of ivory. Contained in its leather sheath with crocodile skin bands, and leather arm band. Good age patina.
Blade length 5¾" (14.5cms) Overall length including sheath 10¾" (27cms)