An interesting Moroccan silver mounted Jambiya (Khanjar)

Item:
119
Region:
Africa
Type:
Daggers
Description:
An interesting Moroccan silver mounted Jambiya (Khanjar) dated AD 1298 (=1880AD), blade of conventional form. Rhino horn hilt, silver mounts struck with 6 dated hall marks, rings also hallmarked. Chiselled overall with flowering foliage, the back with an engraved inscription. Woven cotton belt.
Metrics:
Blade length 9” (23cms) Overall length 15½” (39cms) Price
Price:
£775