Item #: 1002-70 -- A Konda Knife -- $595.00
A good African knife, Konda tribe. The broad offset blade widely flared at the convex tip, sharpened at each slightly stepped concave edge. The wooden handle decorated with bronze studs and bound with bronze banding hammered into a central groove, flared at the pommel. Overall GC; old damage to the pommel, small break and loss to the banding at the blade end. The blade with age wear, dark spotting and scattered pitting, showing fine texture and workmanship. A good old example. Overall approx. 42 cm. with 32.7 cm. blade.