Lot 152
  • 152

A rare Ottoman ivory-hilted dagger (jambiya) and scabbard, Turkey, circa 17th century

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 GBP
Sold
38,400 GBP
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Description

  • 27.3cm.
the slightly curved double-edged blade with faceted ivory hilt of waisted form, carved with a geometric design inlaid with brass studs, the top of the pommel with carved inscription enclosing a collared turquoise stone, the scabbard intricately carved with a geometric interlace on one side and a foliate arabesque on the other, replacement lower chape
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