These exotic birds are part of the "Jezzine
Ware" line carved in Lebanon. Jezzine Ware was produced in Lebanon as early as
1780. Sets of this cutlery were presented as gifts to the Ottoman
The handles are carved from African buffalo
horn in a "Firebird" or "Phoenix" pattern.
Below is a brochure from American importer and
distributor Bethlehem Handicrafts, Ithaca, New York.
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