A ivory-handled dagger, Albania
Lot 208Y
An Ottoman ivory-hilted Dagger (jambiyya) Albania, 19th Century
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
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An Ottoman ivory-hilted Dagger (jambiyya)
Albania, 19th Century
the curving and tapering double-edged blade with medial ridge over its entire lenght on each side, chiselled and decorated with gold inlay on the forte depicting inscription-filled cartouches surmounted my a pointed panel bearing arabesques, the hilt with deeply hooked guard and pommel, with silver mounted scabbard
49 cm. long
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