A c.1900 uncommon Eastern jambiya with amber and gold handle, the shaped good deep toned orange amber handle with gold mounts including round coin type forms and central strap, testing as 18ct. yellow gold, the traditional wide tapered steel blade with rai
Important large Balkan jambiya with scabbard. 395mm overall with 240mm curved double edged watered steel blade of good quality with pronounced central ridge. One piece horn hilt set with nine large silver studs. Wood lined scabbard of heavy silver with ove
Good old Arab jambiya with scabbard. 320mm overall with 195mm curved double edged blade with pronounced central ridge. Silver mounted horn hilt. Wooden scabbard backed with brown leather and faced with finely pierced silver of a quality that indicates it w
Important large Balkan jambiya with scabbard. 37 cm overall with 23 cm curved double edged blade of good quality with pronounced central ridge. One piece horn hilt set with nine large decorated gold studs. Wood lined scabbard of heavy silver with overall d
Rare old North Indian enamelled jambiya with scabbard. 29.5 cm overall with 18.5 cm recurved heavy double edged blade of thick diamond section with two deep fullers on each face. Enamelled silver hilt with pierced locket on pommel, the heavy silver scabbar
Good old Moroccan jambiya with scabbard. 39 cm overall with 22.5 cm curved partially double edged blade of traditional form (the quality indicates French manufacture for export to Morocco), silver mounted wooden hilt. The scabbard backed with engraved and
Important old Persian jambiya with scabbard. 38.5 cm overall with 25 cm curved double edged blade of finely watered steel with pronounced central ridge. Large walrus ivory hilt carved overall with royal figures, angels, two men in European dress of the ear
Important Indian jambiya with scabbard. 34.5 cm overall with 23 cm slightly curved double edged blade of watered steel with armour piercing tip. Pale green jade hilt of pistol grip form with carved foliate decoration. Red cloth covered wooden scabbard with
Superb and quite important old North Indian jambiya with scabbard. 40 cm overall with 26 cm curved double edged watered steel blade with well formed central ridge. Large green jade hilt of pistol grip form with chiselled floral decoration set with several
Important Indian jambiya with scabbard. 30.5 cm overall with 20 cm double edged double fullered blade of fine watered steel, the ricasso with gilt koftgari floral decoration on both faces. Steel mounted hilt with bone grip scales. Red cloth covered wooden
An early 20th C Arab Jambiya dagger with scabbard, with 17cm curved double edged blade, silver faced horn hilt, braided silver wire and chased panel covered scabbard and belt attachment. Provenance: The estate of Capt. Andrew Douglas Holden RNZN, OBE, DSC,
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