Fine Yemenite Silver Mounted Jambiya Dagger - 13992
This Jambiya dagger is Yemenite, early - mid 20 C. probably from central Yemen. A whole silver mounted Jambiya with rising scabbard tip. Very good and well forged blade 7 inches long, 2 ½ inches wide, with a pronounced central rib. Fine whole silver handle and a whole silver scabbard with fine silver filigree decoration. The scabbard is set with a carnelian stone engraved with moon and star. Total length 11 ½ inches. Very good condition. Old repair on the back side of the handle.