Condition: Very Good (some wear and tear, the probably 18 gold carat protective side edges of the ivory scabbard are of a later date).
25 cm long (together blade and scabbard).
4.2 cm the width at largest point.
For almost an identical Ivory dagger please see, Islamic and Oriental Arms And Armour, A lifetime Passion, Robert Hales, Lot No. 898, page No. 66.
For A very similar Ottoman Dagger but made with different materials, please see Splendors of the oriental Arms Exhibition Catalogue, from the 4th. of May – 31 July 1988, Paris-France, by Philippe Missillier & Howard Ricketts, ISBN: 2 95 02 785-0-7, ACTE-EXPO.
Please see the almost identical engraved silver mounts on the dagger of Lot No. 24 catalogued in page No. 30 also please see lot No. 32 catalouged in pages 32 & 33.