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Heavy silver mounted Ottoman Empire / Egyptian jambiya

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7-Heavy silvermounted (got call in white metal because not British hallmarkrd but this is good Thick Silver) Ottoman Empire / Egyptian jambira with beautifull niello work pictures showing scenes of the Nile (?). Foliate designs along the pictures. The back of the scabbard has a hanging loop / belt loop. Tip of the scabbard at the foot has 2 silver marks (1 showing 9. other not sure). Looks to be good quality silver but it does not have an English hallmark. Curved blade with damask watered pattern like a feather. Blade measures approx 6 inches/ 16 cm. Scabbard is wood lined but covered in thick sheet white metal. Overall length is approx 13 inches / 34.5 cm.

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 18 July, 2012.