An Indo-Persian Jambiya
Lot 89*Y
An Indo-Persian Jambiya
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,075) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Indo-Persian Jambiya
Qajar, 19th Century
With curved tapering double-edged blade with medial ridge along each side, the forte on both sides with panels of gold-damascened decoration, waisted walrus-ivory grip of oval section carved in low relief on both sides with Persian courtly figures between panels of Arabic calligraphy, all within beadwork borders, in original wooden scabbard covered in black leather with silver-damascened iron locket and chape, the latter with lozenge-shaped terminal (damascening worn)
22 cm. blade
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