Visayan punal dagger (rare style)

length: 11 1/4"
blade: 8"
blade width: 7/8"
grip and pommel: 3 1/4"
guard: 1 3/8"
weight (knife): 2.8 ox
weight (with scabbard): 5.0 oz

Early 1800's Visayan punal dagger. Slighly curved chisel ground blade is of wide triangular cross section. Spiral horn grip. A rather unusual punal of a type not usually found. Teak wooden scabbard with silver hardware is a newer reconstruction in the original style.