An African Nubian tribal arm dagger with fitted implements

Item:
679
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
An African Nubian tribal arm dagger with fitted implements, late 19th Century. The blade with raised central rib, the hilt of ebony nicely formed with turned pommel and silver button. Contained in its leather sheath with crocodile skin bands and leather arm band. The tooled leather sheath houses two steel tweezers one with a bodkin tip the other with a lancet tip, together with another nickel tool. Good age patina.
Metrics:
Blade length 8¼" (21cms) Overall length including sheath 13¼" (33.5cms)
Price:
£645