Item #: 1002-3 -- A 19th Century Moroccan Koummiya -- $350.00
A Moroccan koummiya dagger ca. 19th century of large proportion, brass mounted in its original sheath. The handle of wood, slender at the grip with flat ribbed surfaces and crosshatched at the ends with two frontal inlays of twisted wire. The pommel and locket of white metal and similarly decorated with incised roping in multiple panels. The sheath decorated with incised/punched patterns and with upturned chape and two flattened suspension tabs retaining two split rings. Bettern than average quality blade, double edged and with wide fuller at the lower forte. Overall in sheath 47.5 cm. with 21.8 cm blade.