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Exceptional 19th C. Meccan Saudi Arabian Jambiya

( ID: md1222 )

A fine example dating to the late 19th C. this example is entirely of finely wrought silver, chiseled with inscription and small figures of animals of exceptionally fine quality.

The traditional style blade is in fine condition and sharp on both sides.  

This style is known as the Meccan style and is distinctive by the small spires of silver at the pommel. The addition of chiseled inscriptions and small figures is especially rare on any antique example.

Overall length 17"

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