Zulu War of 1879 and typically, with a drop of white paint spatter as used in manor houses where these were displays as trophies brought back by English officers. 49 3/4" length with medially ridged leaf shaped point on cylindrical bolster. Hide covered split cane wrapped socket, sound and complete with surface encrustation. Tapered haft with fine patina. Head with dark patina and light surface texture as expected.