An African Nubian tribal arm dagger

Item:
681
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
An African Nubian tribal arm dagger, early 20th Century. The blade with raised central rib, the carved ebony hilt with turned pommel surmounted by a Turkish coin dated 1321AH (=AD 1903). Contained in its leather sheath with crocodile skin bands and leather arm band. Good age patina.
Metrics:
Blade length 8¼" (21.3cms) Overall length including sheath 13¼" (34cms)
Price:
£245