Item #: 1002-74 -- A Kusu Knife -- $495.00
A large African knife, Kusu tribe. The spatulate blade squared at the tip and swollen at the midsection, with central depression. Fine hardwood grip with swollen center, two carved bands above and below, and domed pommel. A thick bundle of raffia separates the blade from the handle. Overall GC; the blade with dark spotting and areas of moderate pitting, the handle with good age patina. Blade approx. 36 cm., overall 51 cm.