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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 153

    A SILVER AND BONE JAMBIYYA, YEMEN, LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER AND BONE JAMBIYYA, YEMEN, LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    With steel curved blade, raised medial ridge, the waisted horn grip with silver mounts, the angled sheath covered with sheet silver metal together with silver wire forming geometric designs and repoussé floral scrolls, the reverse with blue fabric - 12 1/4in (31cm) long


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