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    Sale 5438

    The Sunday Sale

    30 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 87

    A RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO MOUNTED IVORY HILTED DAGGER

    MAKER'S MARK RUBBED, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO MOUNTED IVORY HILTED DAGGER
    MAKER'S MARK RUBBED, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1850
    With tapering double-edged steel blade, the hilt applied with silver floral bosses, the silver-mounted leather sheath decorated with panels of scrolling foliage on one side
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) long


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