Lot 188. A gem-set jade-hilted dagger with matching scabbard, North India, first half 18th century; 15 ins. (38 cm.) long. Estimate 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.