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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 208

    AN OTTOMAN JADE HANDLED KNIFE

    TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN OTTOMAN JADE HANDLED KNIFE
    TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY
    The single-edged watered steel blade with flat spine, each side with gold damascened inscription cartouche, with gilt collar above and light jade handle with single inset turquoise stone at the top, the brown velvet-covered wooden sheath with repoussé silver gilt mounts worked with scrolling arabesques
    12¼in. (31.7cm.) long


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