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A Rare Turquoise And Gem-Set Mutton-Fat Jade Hilt. North India, 19th Century. Photo Christie's Ltd 2012

Of basket hilt-type, the quillons, guard and pommel inset with faceted foiled gemstones, the carved floral sprays and vine with turquoise buds, chipped in places, some stones missing; 6¼in. (15.8cm.). Price Realized £20,000

Christie's. Arts of India. 1 October 2012. London, South Kensington