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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 699

    POIGNARD A LA DEVISE NASRIDE

    PROBABLEMENT TURQUIE, ART OTTOMAN, FIN DU XIXEME SIECLE

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    POIGNARD A LA DEVISE NASRIDE
    PROBABLEMENT TURQUIE, ART OTTOMAN, FIN DU XIXEME SIECLE
    La lame droite, en acier, à décor inscrit à l'or de la devise nasride : "Lâ Ghâlib illâ Allâh", (il n'y a de vainqueur que Dieu), le manche en lapis-lazuli, à terminaison en large palmette, le fourreau en métal doré
    Longueur : 41 cm. (16 1/8 in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    AN OTTOMAN LAPIS-LAZULI-HILTED DAGGER WITH SCABBARD, PROBABLY TURKEY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The watered-steel blade with a gold damascened arabic inscription :"Lâ Ghâlib illâ Allâh, (The only victorious is God), the steel scabbard with a gold decoration