17 juillet 2019

A gem-set jade-hilted dagger with matching scabbard, North India, first half 18th century

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Lot 188. A gem-set jade-hilted dagger with matching scabbard, North India, first half 18th century; 15 ins. (38 cm.) longEstimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 

The hilt set with rubies, emeralds, yellow gemstones and citrines in gold, rain guard carved and decorated in gold-damascened floral designs on both sides, steel blade, sheath with gold thread silk cover and gem set decorated locket matching the hilt.

Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019


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