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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 703

    POIGNARD OTTOMAN A MANCHE EN JADE

    TURQUIE, XVIIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    POIGNARD OTTOMAN A MANCHE EN JADE
    TURQUIE, XVIIIEME SIECLE
    La lame en acier à décor damasquiné à l'or, formules talismaniques inscrites en arabe, le manche en jade, le fourreau recouvert d'une plaque en argent ajouré et gravé, garni de rinceaux sertis de pierreries, un lion et deux serpents sur la partie supérieure
    Longueur : 42 cm. (16½ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    AN OTTOMAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER WITH SCABBARD, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY
    The watered-steel blade with a gold damascened design, the scabbard with engraved floral and animal design on silver