A silver mounted Moroccan Jambiya (Khanjar)

Item:
118
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A silver mounted Moroccan Jambiya (Khanjar), dated AH 1318 (=1900AD), blade of conventional form. Ivory grip, silver mounts, extensively struck with dated hallmarks, nicely chiselled and engraved with foliage and traditional geometric ornament. Silver hanging rings, one with later silver plate engraved with Arabic inscription, and dated AH 1336 (=1917AD). Woven orange cotton belt.
Metrics:
Blade length 9” (23cms) Overall length 16¼” (41cms)
Price:
£1,450