Very Good Saidi Jambiya Dagger - Oman - 14318

A fine and very good quality Arab Jambiya dagger from Oman, in the royal style known as Saidi . It has a 8 inches curved and dual edge blade with a pronounced central rib. The hilt is made of Rhino horn in the classical I shaped, decorated with many small silver filigree pieces. The scabbard is L shaped covered with fabric. The belt attachment is made of complicate arrangements of 7 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 with heavy silver buckles. Total length 13 inches. Very good condition. Lightly worn belt. Smal repairs on the chape (scabbard tip).