Yemenite Thouma Jambiya Dagger with Amber Like Handle - 14552
This Yemenite Jambiya dagger is also known as Thouma and coming from Sana'a area. Blade is 7 1/2 inches long (slightly reshaped tip) with a pronounced central rib 8. The handle is carved from Amber like material, set with silver nails, fine silver filigree collar and with an old Arab silver coin. The scabbard is fine silver filigree work marked by the maker on the back (A small area in the leather back cover was open to expose the signature). Very good condition. Early - Mid 20 C.