African Knife?

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DMLEATH
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African Knife?

Post by DMLEATH » Tue Nov 22, 2022 12:03 am

I bought this on an auction- I was curious if this is modern or older? Could the handles be ivory? Overall knife is a little over 12”.
Thanks for any input!
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Re: African Knife?

Post by btrwtr » Tue Nov 22, 2022 1:59 pm

The handle looks to be bone. Doesn't look like a modern piece to me. Could be a purchased blade that was fitted with the handle by native artisan. Hefty looking knife!
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Re: African Knife?

Post by DMLEATH » Wed Nov 23, 2022 12:45 am

Thanks! It is hefty knife.

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