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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    A MUGHAL SWORD WITH LACQUERED WOOD SHEATH, INDIA AND PERSIA, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MUGHAL SWORD WITH LACQUERED WOOD SHEATH, INDIA AND PERSIA, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
    With curved steel blade, the handle in the form of a bird with inlaid red stone eyes, the remains of damascene work, the wooden sheath with lacquer decoration featuring red flowers on a gilt ground, brass fittings and later pierced brass Qajar tip - 35in. (89cm.) long


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