Item #: 1002-72 -- A Congo Knife, Kusu? -- $395.00
A large African knife from the Congo region, possibly Kusu. Leaf form blade with low central ridge, blackened at the center as defined by a crudely cross-hatched border. The pommel an elongated faceted cone with flat top, tapering at the base to the grip, the latter with central groove and bound with copper banding. Overall GC; grip 100% intact, good age patina. Blade 34 cm., overall 50.1 cm.