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Lot No: 21
EST - $1200-1800
SOLD - $3800.00
Important old Persian jambiya with scabbard. 385mm overall with 250mm curved double edged blade of finely watered steel with pronounced central ridge. Large walrus ivory hilt carved overall with royal figures, angels, two men in European dress of the early 16th century and eight panels of Arabic script. Black leather covered wooden scabbard with embossed silver mounts. (See “Stone’s Glossary”, figure 396, numbers 36 & 37 for similar examples). This is a really choice piece.