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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 233

    A GEMSET JADE HILTED DAGGER, INDIA, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEMSET JADE HILTED DAGGER, INDIA, 20TH CENTURY
    The hilt in the form of a horned lion with bared teeth, incised mane, the horns in gilt and with a gold wire design to either side of birds and a flower set with small emeralds and rubies, the blade of watered steel, sheath of wood and purple cloth - 16 3/4in (42.5cm) long


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