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    Sale 2061

    New York Jewels

    11 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 55

    AN ANTIQUE MULTI-GEM AND GOLD DAGGER

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE MULTI-GEM AND GOLD DAGGER
    Designed as a tapered double-edged blade carved at the base with animal scenes, to the bone hilt enhanced by gold beadwork terminals bezel-set with tumbled emeralds and rubies and turquoise trefoils, the gold repoussé sheath accented by cabochon turqoise detail, late 19th century, 14 ins.


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the sheath is gold foiled.