Antique Arab Dagger Silver mounted Islamic Jambiya

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SOLD Antique 19th century Arab silver –mounted dagger Jambiya with curved double-edged blade formed with a medial ridge, silver hilt of open wire fine filigree bead work with raised knobbed pattern, silver scabbard with wooden insert decorated with repousse in the typical tribal motifs and fitted with a belt loops for suspension.
Overall length with the scabbard: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 inches).
Condition: The Jambiya is in good condition and shape considering its age with signs of age and usage patina.
REFERENCES:"The Arms and Armour of Arabia in the 18Th-19th Centuries" By Robert Elgood
"The World Encyclopedia Of Knives, Daggers & Bayonets" By DR.Tobias Capwell

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Item Details

Reference #:
ES529
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
19TH CENTURY
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material