A good African Tuareg arm dagger c 1900.
A good African Tuareg arm dagger c 1900. The tapering blade is double edged, the brass hilt is stippled with geometric decoration and the pommel is cast in the form of the Cross of Agades. The leather sheath and arm band have decorated brass mounts. Good patina overall.
Blade length 15½" (39.2cms) Overall length including sheath 23½" (59.5cms)