26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A QAJAR JAMBIYYA, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
The curved double-edged watered steel blade with medial ridge, the hilt of ivory carved to one side with a seated ruler and sleeping figures above and below, and to the other with standing ruler, with leather covered wood scabbard - 13 1/2in (34.3cm) long
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