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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 297

    A FINELY DAMASCENED KHYBER KNIFE WITH JADE HILT, 19TH CENTURY

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    A FINELY DAMASCENED KHYBER KNIFE WITH JADE HILT, 19TH CENTURY
    With single-edged blade of watered steel, damascened to spine with scrolling fine and flower heads, the pattern continuing along the spine of the hilt formed of two pieces of pale green jade secured with three small pins either side, wear to damascening and break across one jade panel - 15 1/4in (38cm) long


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