Antique Moroccan Koummaya Islamic Dagger Jambiya 19th c

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An exceptional antique 19th century Moroccan Islamic dagger Jambiya (Koummaya). A curved tapering double-edged steel blade, a brass hilt with waisted grip, a 'peacock' pommel thickly applied with silver panel, chased and enamelled with scrollwork, and a brass scabbard with the exterior thickly covered by silver panel engraved in foliate with Niello at the throat, complete with two large suspension rings.
REFERENCES: (1) A similar Moroccan Jambiya is published in the book “Islam : les armes blanches de l'Atlantique à l'Indus” Page:10 by Alain Jacob.
The buyer will be provided with a copy of the page from the mentioned reference together with a certificate of authenticity.
CONDITION: In good condition.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length in the scabbard: 39.5 cm (15 1/2 in).

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Item Details

Reference #:
ES534
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
19th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material