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    Arabic Jambiya and Scabbard and a Jambiya with Belt Ensemble. The antique jambiya with 8 1/2-inch curved blade with central median ridge. Ornately decorated wooden grip with metal overlays. Leather covered wooden scabbard with filigree silver metal fittings, mounted with red brown cabachons and having a turret-shaped finial. Fine visual presence. Size: 12 1/2-inches tall. Condition: Very good, showing age wear and patina. Mounting straps on reverse are missing.
    The jambiya with belt has a 7-inch curved blade with central median ridge. Roll-stamped ferrule and wooden grip with steel languets. White metal filigree covered wooden scabbard with roll-stamped throat with floral scrolls. The scabbard decorated en suite in filigree with silver metal banding connecting the woven fabric belt with geometric woven designs. Condition: Knife is very good, the blade showing wear and patina. The belt is fine with light wear, soiling and patina.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2014
    21st-23rd Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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