An Arabian dagger Khanjar (Jambiya)
An Arabian dagger Khanjar (Jambiya), probably from the Hijaz or Asir, burnished blade with raised rib. Silver mounts chiselled with repeated floral designs, raised borders and ornamental silver work to hilt, locket and chape finial, green leather covered middle band. Probably 1st ½ of the 20th century.
Blade length 6½” (16.5cms) Overall length 15¼” (38.5cms)