Lot 1614: A silver-mounted jade dagger, India/Ottoman Empire, 17/18th century
October 25, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Double-edged blade made of Wootz damascus steel with central ridge on both sides and reinforced point. Indian grip chiselled with a floral relief made of spinach green jade studded with gold-set ruby cabochons. The slightly engraved 18th century Ottoman silver sheath with remnants of gilding and shell-shaped chape with engraved inscription cartouche on obverse side of locket. Length 50 cm.
Condition Report: II
Notes: Waffen und Kunsthandwerk Indisches Reich