Scarce Knife / Dagger of the Lobala, Zaire - 14413

Up for sale is this good quality dagger of the Lobala people from Northern Zaire. Very typical in the blade shape and big wood handle with flared pommel. The blade is 9 1/2 inches long; spearhead shape with a central shallow rib and with the original blackened patina. The wide handle is 5 inches wide. A collection catalog number is printed on the top of the pommel. Total length 14 1/2 . Very good condition. No scabbard.