6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 200 - GBP 300
AN OTTOMAN DAGGER AND ASSOCIATED GEM-SET SHEATH, TURKWY, 19TH CENTURY
The hardstone hilt with scattered gilt decoration above a steel blade with damascene calligraphy, the silver scabbard with floral design and inset ruby red and emerald green stones - 14 1/4in (36.2cm) long
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