Fine Jambiya Dagger from Hadhramout, Yemen - 14172

This fine Jambiya dagger, sometimes referred to as Gusbi comes from Hadhramaut, an arid coastal area in the south of Yemen along the Arabian see. The It is characterized by the considerably up-curving scabbard tip, with the chape (scabbard tip) sometimes higher than the pommel.. 8 inches curved solid blade of very good quality, with a pronounced central rib. Classical grip cut from rhino horn and mounted with silver decorative mounts and gold imitation coins. The wood scabbard is covered with tooled leather and mounted with silver locket and a silver chape. This Jambiya comes with its original brocade belt with golden threads. Very good condition.