Rare and Early Dagger of the Kota People, Gabon - 14228

This rare dagger of the Kota people from Gabon was collected in 1922 by Dr. Yves Bellocq A French scientist and traveler. Mid - late 19C. Massive blade with a shallow central ridge. Grip partially bound with brass strip. Blade 9 inches long 3 wide. Total length 15 inches. Very good condition to age original untouched age patina. Minor edge nick. Rare early dagger.