8 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
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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