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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 271

    AN IVORY HILTED DAGGER (PESHKABZ)

    INDIA, 18TH CENTURY

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    AN IVORY HILTED DAGGER (PESHKABZ)
    INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
    With watered and sharply pointed curved single-edged T-section blade, both sides of the forte chiselled with an elaborate design of arabesques, the spine of the blade also with a panel of arabesques which continue along the back of the silver medial ridge of the otherwise ivory hilt, the top of the hilt with small palmette attachment, slight restoration
    14 3/8in. (36.7cm.) long


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