Increase traffic to your listing with Auctiva's FREE Scrolling Gallery. Antique Yemen Silver Arab Jambiya Dagger Middle eastern Yemenite 19thC Knife.We strive to give best 5 star service in all aspects of sale. Antique Yemen Silver Arab Jambiya Dagger 14 932grams Middle eastern Yemenite 19thC Knife. The Jambiyas Daggers are traditional Middle eastern/Arabia area Knives that are most known in Yemen. The Yemenite jambiya is typically in a curved scabbard and has a thick blade.
Daggers are worn by men in Yemen to prove both social status and their manhood. Many times symbolizing the transition from child to man. One characteristic of value in Daggers is in its handles most expensive jambiyas used to be made out of rhino horn. Bone became an alternative to horn once rhino horn trade was banned.With silver (and rarely gold) covering of the handle elevating the status of the Dagger and it's overall value. This Jambiya Dagger is exquisitely made in Silver (700-800 traditional Yemenite purity) in the most customary silver making techniques used by craftsman of the time.
The Dagger has a metal wide blade and fits into a wooden holding inside the silver ornamented scabbard. This high status type has the scabbard in two part with the upper part that can be separated. Total weight - 932.5 grams (approx 32.9oz) , Knife weight - 359.1 grams (approx 12.7oz) , Scabbard - 573.4 grams (approx 20.2oz). Total max length of knife with Scabbard - 35.5cm (approx 14") , Knife 34 cm, blade 19.5 cm(approx 7 5/8") , blade width -6 cm (approx - 2 3/8).
Even so the item is all together in very good condition and can be further cleaned for a more silverish shine with regular silver cleaning materials. A beautiful Authentic Antique Yemeni Jambiya Dagger (the real thing and not a later mass produced version look alike). Provenance - Yemen > Israel > Private Hands > Inheritance sale/Antique Dealers. Please see photos offered for visual information and condition valuation.
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The seller is "smigallery" and is located in Tel Aviv. This item can be shipped worldwide.