Antique Moroccan Maghrebi Arabic Dagger Jambiya Islamic Koummya In Silver. Antique 19th century silver mounted Islamic, North African Maghrebi, Arabic Moroccan dagger Jambiya Koummya. A superb quality curved tapering double - edged steel blade cut with fullers, a wooden grip of characteristic waisted form, a silver ferrule, and a peacock's tail pommel, engraved in foliate in its solid silver scabbard, chiseled with expanded flower heads and scrolling foliage.
This dagger is better quality than average Moroccan koummyas with an extremely fine quality steel blade hardly ever seen in this type of jambiya. REFERENCES: A similar Moroccan Jambiya is published in the book, Islam: Les Armes Blanches de l'Atlantique à l'Indus by Alain Jacob on page 9. Please see the picture of the page attached to the listing. Since the market is flooded by tourist souvenirs, reproductions of Moroccan dagger Koummyas with crudely made blades and mountings look the same as the authentic objects for inexperienced collectors, we would like to inform our clients that this is genuine authentic antique koummya jambiya and not a tourist souvenir. CONDITION: In good condition considering its age with traces of slight rust on the blade, minor dents on the scabbard, and cracks from age in the hilt (as it is common in these types of antique daggers hilts).MEASUREMENTS Overall length in the scabbard: 40.5 cm (16 in). All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions. All our artifacts are accompanied by a.
Our business HUNDRED & ONE ANTIQUES is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour. We have been involved in antique trading since 1970. Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates. The item "Antique Moroccan Maghrebi Arabic Dagger Jambiya Islamic Koummya In Silver" is in sale since Saturday, March 25, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East".The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.