Antique Jambiya Arab silver mounted Islamic Dagger
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SOLD Antique late 19th early 20th century Arab silver –mounted Islamic dagger Jambiya with a curved double-edged blade formed with a medial ridge, with a silver mounted hilt most like made of "reconstituted" amber, with an elaborate repousse ferrule, and chased with designs of scrolling vegetation. The wooden scabbard is covered by woven silver with a repousse locket, and chased en suite with the hilt ferrule. The middle of the scabbard is fitted with belt loops for suspension.
MEASUEMENTS: Height with the scabbard: 31 cm (12 1/4 inches).
CONDITION: in good condition and shape considering its age, with signs of age and usage patina.
REFERENCES: a) "The Arms and Armour of Arabia in 18th-19th and 20 centuries" by Robert Elgood. b) "Les Armes Blanches du Monde Islamique" by Alain Jacob.
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