02 août 2019

A lion-headed jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India or Deccan, circa 1750

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Lot 152. A lion-headed jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India or Deccan, circa 1750; 17 7/8 ins. (45.5 cm.) long; 2 3/8 ins. (6.1 cm.) wide; scabbard 14 in. (35.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019

Watered steel blade, in red velvet covered sheath with gold locket and chape.

ExhibitedGrand Palais, Paris 2017, p.116, no.88
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.142, no.90
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p166, no.94
de Young Legion of Honor, San Francisco 2018, p. 88, no. 30.

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


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