Very Good Silver Mounted Sabiki Jambiya Dagger from the Hijaz - 14786
This type of long Jambiya dagger Sabiki is common in the Western regions of Arabia, Hijaz and Asir. Sometimes it is referred to by collectors as Wahabite style. The one offered here is of good quality , the blade is well made, high carbon steel with a strong central rib, 16 inches long. The grips are horn with silver filigree panels. The scabbard is wood with big silver locket, and chape also with filigree decoration. This Jambiya comes with its original leather belt embroidered with colored leather strips. Total length 21 inches. Very good condition. small repairs on the belt. Complete authentic dagger. Late 19 - early 20 C.