A Silver-Mounted Arab Jambiya With Rhinoceros Horn Hilt
Lot 94Y
A Silver-Mounted Arab Jambiya With Rhinoceros Horn Hilt
Sold for £375 (US$ 629) inc. premium
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A Silver-Mounted Arab Jambiya With Rhinoceros Horn Hilt
19th Century
With broad curved double-edged blade (some pitting) with medial ridge on each side, and waisted hilt (pommel slightly incomplete on one side) decorated with small close-set silver nails, the silver basal mount decorated with lines of beadwork and foliage, in original cloth-covered wooden scabbard with silver locket and chape en suite, and cloth-covered leather suspension mount with two rings for suspension and two further rings held on by twisted silver wire
19 cm. blade
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