Antique Silver Mounted Islamic Arabian Wahabite Dagger Jambiya Dharia Khanjar
Antique early 20th century good quality silver mounted Saudi Arabian Wahabite large Islamic Jambiya, Dharia, khanjar dagger.
Details: a curved, double-edged iron blade with a medial ridge, mounted in high grate silver hilt of elegant form finely repousse and engraved on the exterior with a scrolling foliage decorated with silver bead work three domed rosettes, and adorned with chased checkering pattern on the reverse.
Solid Silver scabbard lined inside with a wooden insert, richly adorned in repousse, and chiseled foliage, filigree, and large domed rosette. Back of the silver scabbard partly covered in leather and fitted with two loops for suspension.
Overall length of the dagger, sheathed in the scabbard: 51.5 cm (20.28 inches).
Total weight: 567 grams (20 ounces)
CONDITION: with signs of age and usage.