An Arabian 7 ring silver mounted Khanjar (Jambiya)

Item:
114
Region:
Arabia
Type:
Daggers
Description:
An Arabian 7 ring silver mounted Khanjar (Jambiya) probably Omani late 19th century, blade with raised rib. Rhino horn hilt, front and top decorated with fine silver nail work. Silver filigree mounts with granulation, 7 heavy silver rings retained by silver wire, heavy 2 plate silver buckle chiselled with flowers and foliage. Embroidered belt with large silver ring and mounts.
Metrics:
Blade length 8” (20cms) Overall length 13½” (34.5cms)
Price:
£1,195