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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 153

    AN OTTOMAN CHASED GILT STEEL DAGGER (KARD) AND ASSOCIATED SHEATH, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY

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    AN OTTOMAN CHASED GILT STEEL DAGGER (KARD) AND ASSOCIATED SHEATH, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY
    The straight polished steel blade with panel of gold damascened floral decoration towards the hilt, large leaves and four-petaled flower gilt decoration to hilt, the sheath of nielloed silver with flower bud terminal, central panel of birds and flowers either side, signed 'asher' (?), with owners inscription - 13 1/4in (34.5cm)


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