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Rare antique Zulu knobkerrie (warclub) combined with hidden dagg

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Rare antique Zulu knobkerrie (warclub) combined with hidden dagger. Heavy hardwood ball head (approx. 3 inches across / 7 cm) length of wooden shaft is 24 inches/ 61 cm. There is a large ivory handle at the base measuring just under 5 cm / 2 inches approx. The ivory base forms the handle of the dagger (hidden in the base of the shaft). Dagger is a round iron spike measuring just over 21.7 cm/ just over 8 inches. The iron spike has a sharpened tip. The spike has some deep carved decorations. Partway up the base of the shaft there is an animal skin grip which has been shrink dried and sown with bone or ivory beads as decoration. Overall length (incl. ball) is approx. 29 inches / 73 cm. Dark age patina overall, item is in good condition.

 









This product was added to our catalog on Monday 20 August, 2012.