Interesting and Bazaar Dagger, #3220 Edged Weapons
A very interesting and bazaar dagger, dated '1899'. 10" double-edged blade engraved; 'Viva La Republica Filipina 26 de M----yo de 1899' ? one one side and a raised central fuller ridge on the other. Bone grip and guard of crude construction and form. Ceremonial or commemorative ? 17" overall.