2019_CKS_17178_0108_000(a_gem_set_spinach-green_jade_hilted_dagger_india_late_18th_century_and)

2019_CKS_17178_0108_002(a_gem_set_spinach-green_jade_hilted_dagger_india_late_18th_century_and)

2019_CKS_17178_0108_001(a_gem_set_spinach-green_jade_hilted_dagger_india_late_18th_century_and)

Lot 108. A gem set spinach-green jade hilted dagger, India, late 18th century and later; 12 ¾in. (32.5cm.) longEstimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,850 - USD 19,275)© Christie's Images Ltd 2019.

The waisted hilt of Ottoman design with gem set floral designs to the pommel and guard, the double-edged blade of watered steel, the forte with overlaid gold decoration within cusped medallion comprising floral motifs on one side and an Arabic inscription on the other, with red velvet covered wooden sheath.

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