Very Fine Silver Mounted Jambiya Dagger, Oman. - 6298
A very fine and good quality Arab Jambiya dagger from Oman. It has a 7 ½ inches curved and dual edge blade with a pronounced central rib. The hilt is made of fibrous looking horn of the classical “I” shaped, decorated with silver nails on the front side and silver sheet on the rear. The scabbard is “L” shaped covered with leather. The belt attachment is made of complicate arrangements of silver rings and twisted silver wire. All scabbard and hilt fittings are silver chased in a typical design. This item comes with its original belt, embroidered with red and black threads and terminate with a silver buckle. Very good condition. The blade has few pitted areas . This is an item of high quality and in very good condition, a good typical piece for the advanced collector of Arabic weapons / art.