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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 209

    AN OTTOMAN JADE HILTED KNIFE

    TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    AN OTTOMAN JADE HILTED KNIFE
    TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY
    The single-edged steel blade with flat spine, the top of the blade with gold damascened arabesques, the collar with engraved floral vine, the dark green jade hilt with inset coral at the top, the repoussé silver sheath worked with a pattern of scrolling flowering vine, with makara head finial and applied diamond inset panel on one side
    14 5/8in. (37.3cm.) long


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