16 avril 2016

An Ottoman gem-set agate-hilted dagger with silver scabbard, Turkey, dated 1113 AH/1701 AD

Lot 157. An Ottoman gem-set agate-hilted dagger with silver scabbard, Turkey, dated 1113 AH/1701 AD. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP (15,205 - 22,808 EUR) . Photo Sotheby's the hilt composed of two faceted agate pieces with gem-set gripstrap (amethyst and turquoise), with a straight, double-edged steel blade with gold decoration comprising inscriptive cartouches and vegetal designs, the silver scabbard with chased floral decoration, carved entwining scrolls and short... [Lire la suite]
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