Jambiya Dagger with Engraved Brass Handle and Sheath

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Jambiya Dagger with Engraved Brass Handle and Sheath
Curved double fuller blade, measuring 8 1/2" long and 2 1/4" wide at the base, with no visible maker's marks. The hilt is solid brass, with raised engraved floral and dot patterns, white, yellow and blue enamel accents on the floral sections and red enamel fill overall. OAL: 13" With a black leather sheath covered with crosshatched designs, with brass tip and leather belt hanger.
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Condition: Very fine. A small amount of heavy spotting is visible on the blade near the hilt, a thin crack in the blade near the tip, and mild handling marks overall. Grip is excellent, with light handling marks around the edges, a fine patina, and strong enamel. Sheath is good, with scratches and scuffs in the leather.