Fine Large Ottoman Balkan Jambiya Dagger Wootz Blade - 12507
Up for sale is this 19 C. Very fine Ottoman / Balkan big size Jambiya dagger, with 11 inches blade forged from fine wootz steel with central rib. High carbon steel thickened tip forge welded to the blade. Long handle cut entirely from a single piece of walrus ivory. Wood scabbard covered with silver with fine pierced work and other decoration at the top. Total length 19 inches. Very good condition. Very impressive and elegant item.