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Lot 252. A Mughal jewelled jade and silver inlaid jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), India, 18th century; 40cm. lengthEstimate: 14,000 - 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.

the light jade hilt carved and set with dark jade in a floral design with silver-inlaid stems and outlines, the double-edged watered steel tapering blade with central double-ridge, gold inscription and foliate designs at the forte.

Sotheby'sArts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019