An ivory-mounted Persian jambiya
Lot 9005Y
An ivory-mounted Persian jambiya
Sold for US$ 1,404 inc. premium
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Lot Details
An ivory-mounted Persian jambiya
late 18th/early 19th century
Curved 10 1/2 inch blade with median ridge, the base decorated with gold koftgari panels, one side with florals and the other with inscriptions. Marine ivory hilt intaglio-carved overall, one side deeply carved with the nude figures of Adam and Eve, the reverse with courtly personages.
Condition: Blade with mottled grey metal showing minor losses to gilt decoration. Grip showing some wear and age cracks.
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