LARGE ALL SILVER VINTAGE IRAQI ISLAMIC JAMBIA DAGGER KHANJAR NIELLO GOLD 1950. Impressive size and craftsmanship, all solid silver Iraqi Jambia dagger - circa 1950.
The sheath and handle are made of solid high-grade silver - one side decorated with engraving, applied black niello enamel and applied gold sheath - the engraved decorations include scenes from the region, boats on the river, camels, a lion and palm trees - wonderful work quality, very appealing. The blade is sharp on both edges and shows silver plating. The sheath with 2 rings and attached with a crimson cord. Excellent condition - please view detailed pictures.
It measures overall 44 cm long - the dagger itself is 36 cm long and the blade is 19.5 cm. Please view our other auctions for new fine antiques offered every week.We are based in Paris France and deal mostly in Oriental art from China, Japan and India, we also deal in Islamic art and edged weapons, archaeology and other fine antiques from Europe and around the world. You have entered a binding contract under the terms of this listing.
The item "LARGE ALL SILVER VINTAGE IRAQI ISLAMIC JAMBIA DAGGER KHANJAR NIELLO GOLD 1950" is in sale since Friday, September 16, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "kikot" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.