A large Arab Wahabite dagger Khanjar (Jambiya)
A large Arab Wahabite dagger Khanjar (Jambiya) late 19th century, shallow diamond section blade. Grip of horn upon copper plates mounted with silver filigree decoration. In its sheath with large silver filigree mounts, top mount (locket) applied with filigree roundel set with an agate, central band of brass, decorative leather belt.
Blade length 17½” (44.5cms) Overall length 23¼” (59cms)