Ngombe sword

Sword from the Ngombe or Nkagal people of central Zaire. Traditional "split-legged" design, leaf-shaped blade, wood grip decorated with wire. The method of fullering the blade is quite interesting - the fullers are off center and parallel on each side of the blade. Sharp edges with a nick out of one side. Circa 1900-1920.

length: 25 5/8"
blade: 17 3/4"
blade width: 3 3/16"
grip and pommel: 7 3/4"
weight: 15.8 oz

Price: $180

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