This listing is for a Vintage Jerusalem Israel Decorative Brass Dagger & Sheath , with a Fish shape design with very detailed engravings of animals and people and arabic inscriptions. Images of a lion feasting on a deer, a gazelle running, soldier yielding his sword with a bird flying in the background.Another panel of two birds and, two floral panels. The dagger also has 6 panels with Arabic / Kufic writings / inscriptions. If someone can read it, please let me know. Most of the body exterior has acquired a patina, although the blade seems fresher, as it was not exposed while seated in the sheath.
The blade, even though decorative has a sharp edge, and is decorated on both sides with floral and arabesque scrolling. The blade is marked " Jerusalem " on one side and " Israel " on the other side. 16 5/8 inches overall length , 2 1/8 inches widest at the crown of the handle , 1 5/8 inches widest at the scabbard's raised lip. Has good overall weight, weighs over 2 lbs. Images are continuous and have an order front , back, sides, etc..
and should be viewed in continuous fashion. There are a total of 24 images of this item posted within the body of this listing. Make sure you see them all. I Always pack very well.
If you have any questions , please feel free to contact me. Do not hesitate to ask any questions you might have by emailing me directly by clicking here. The item "Vintage Jerusalem Israel Bezalel Brass Dagger & Sheath Fish Lion Deer Gazelle" is in sale since Friday, June 10, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "hadjibaba2rbg" and is located in Cary, Illinois.
This item can be shipped worldwide.