Antique Moroccan Islamic Dagger Koummya Jambiya
Antique late 19th century Islamic, North African Maghrebi, "Arabic Moroccan dagger Jambiya Koummya." A curved tapering double-edged steel blade with, stamped on the ricasso makers mark in the form of the flower head. A wooden grip of characteristic form, enclosed in low-grade silver alloy chiseled with arabesques. low-grade silver alloy scabbard, chiseled with and foliage and arabesques.
1. A similar Moroccan koummya Jambiya is published in the book Les Armes Blanches du Monde Islamique: Armes de poing, Épées, Sabres, Poignards, Couteaux by Alain Jacob.
2. For related koummya Jambiya in the knohl collection please see the link below.
Since the market is flooded by reproductions of the Moroccan daggers, which look the same as the authentic objects for inexperienced collectors, we would like to inform our clients that this is a 100% authentic antique Koummaya and the buyer will be provided with a copy of the page from the mentioned reference together with a certificate of authenticity.
CONDITION: Showing age and use, blade pitted.
Please see all 9 pictures in the listing, as they are part of the object's condition description.
Overall length in the scabbard: 39.5 cm (15.55 inches).