A silver mounted Arab dagger Gusbi (Khanjar or Jambiya)
A silver mounted Arab dagger Gusbi (Khanjar or Jambiya) from the northern Hadhramaut or Yemen, late 19th century blade with raised central rib. Rhino horn grip, silver mounts with filigree decoration and beaded bands. In its tooled brown leather covered sheath, silver mounts set with agates and a row of coral beads.
Blade length 8¼” (21cms) Overall length 12½” (31.5cms)