Lot 35. A gemset dagger (kard), North India, 19th century. Estimate £5,000 – £7,000 ($7,110 - $9,954). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016

The single-edged watered-steel blade tapering to a fine point, the gold-overlaid hilt of typical form heavily encrusted with rubies alternated with diagonal bands of emeralds, in associated cloth-covered wooden sheath with gilt-copper chappe; 12in. (30.3cm.) long

Christie's. ART OF THE ISLAMIC & INDIAN WORLDS, 21 April 2016, London, King Street