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INDO PERSIAN DAGGER JAMBIYA
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Antique 18th century Persian dagger Jambiya from the Qajar Dynasty. The double-edged curved sturdy steel blade with a thickened point designed for piercing chain mail is etched on both sides with figures in Persian costumes, a lion, and a diamond shaped design. The solid steel hilt is decorated with lobed cartouches containing deer, rabbits, and lions. It is in the original velvet covered wooden scabbard. The overall length is 14 inches (37cm).

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