Lot 253. A Mughal horse head-hilted jade dagger, India, 18th century. Estimate 18,000 — 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.
the pale-green jade pommel with areas of darker inclusions, carved in the form of a horse's head with mane flowing to one side, flowerhead and leaf motifs near edge, the slightly curved, double-edged steel blade with central ridge and gold overlaid motifs at forte ; 45cm.
Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 19 Oct 2016, 11:30 AM