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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 27

    A FINE MUGHUL INDIAN KHANJAR WITH GEM-SET HILT OF PALE GREY-GREEN JADE

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINE MUGHUL INDIAN KHANJAR WITH GEM-SET HILT OF PALE GREY-GREEN JADE
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    With curved double-edged blade punched with Indian armoury markings, the hilt inlaid with gold sprays of budding leafy tendrils involving large expanded flowerheads, and encrusted with gemstones throughout, in later fabric-covered scabbard
    15 3/8in (39.1cm)


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