An unusually small African Nubian tribal arm dagger

Item:
684
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
An unusually small African Nubian tribal arm dagger presumably made for a child c 1900. The slender blade is stamped MEDAILLE CHELON. The ebony hilt is nicely carved with a turned pommel and silver button. Contained in its leather sheath with crocodile skin bands and leather arm band. Good age patina.
Metrics:
Blade length 3¾" (9.5cms) Overall length including sheath 7¼" (18.5cms)
Price:
£245