• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 542

    A MUGHAL-STYLE JADE HANDLED DAGGER, INDIA, LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MUGHAL-STYLE JADE HANDLED DAGGER, INDIA, LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The slightly curved blade of watered steel with two medial ridges, applied gilt-decorated cartouche either side, the hilt of jade carved in the form of a goat's head with ruby-set eyes and turquoise set to forehead, sheath of purple velvet with applied gilt-decorated metal fittings - 16in (40.5cm)


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