2019_CKS_17178_0100_000(a_gem_set_jade-hilted_dagger_with_scabbard_north_india_or_deccan_1700-)

2019_CKS_17178_0100_002(a_gem_set_jade-hilted_dagger_with_scabbard_north_india_or_deccan_1700-)

Lot 100. A gem set jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, North India or Deccan, 1700-1750; the inlay probably later, scabbard India or Iran, circa 1650; 13 5/8 in. (34.8 cm.) long; scabbard 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 51,400 - USD 77,100). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. 

Set with rubies and emeralds, watered-steel blade.

ExhibitedGrand Palais, Paris 2017, p.122, no,93
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.146, no.94
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.170, no.98.

Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, London, 24 October 2019