A large African Hadendoa tribal knife
A large African Hadendoa tribal knife, 19th Century. The angled blade has a raised central ridge and is swollen towards the tip. The hilt is made from a single piece of dark hardwood with woven brass wire reinforcing the root. Contained in its leather sheath. Good age patina.
Blade length 9" (22.5cms) Overall length including sheath 13¾" (35cms)