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A Silver and Gold Damascened Iron and Bronze Ritual Curved Knife
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A Silver and Gold Damascened Iron and Bronze Ritual Curved Knife

TIBET, 18TH CENTURY

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A Silver and Gold Damascened Iron and Bronze Ritual Curved Knife
Tibet, 18th century
The crescent-form blade with silver and gilt damascening issuing from the jaws of a makara, the handle in the form of a flower stem terminating in a lotus finial
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high
Provenance
Acquired in the 1980s, Hong Kong
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