A good 19th Century Sudanese Mahdist period trousse of 3 daggers

Item:
711
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A good 19th Century Sudanese Mahdist period trousse of 3 daggers. The blades are each nicely etched with inscriptions in Arabic and Thuluth script. The hilts are made from carved and polished white bone with horn pommels. Contained in their triple sheath covered in the skin of a Nile crocodile. Good age patina.
Metrics:
Blade length 8¼" (21cms) Overall length including sheath 13¼" (33.5cms)
Price:
£475