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Lot 2606

2606: JEWEL ENCRUSTED MUGHAL DAGGER

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Description

Northern India, rare Kanhjar form, 18th/19th c.; Quillon, grip and pommel in gold set with cabochon rubies, emeralds and diamonds stretched over iron, sheath with similar mountings, finely worked Damascus steel blade; 13 1/2"; Provenance: Collection of Robert Kenmore

Condition

Small chips at ferrule; scratches to blade; wear to gold damascene; smaller red stones on grip and tip of scabbard are spinnels Dagger only: 267 grams Sheath tip: 24.3 grams Larger sheath component: 62.6 grams Dagger handle: gold wrapped over unknown substance Sheath tip: gold wrapped iron Larger sheath component: solid gold Gold holds for 22k
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Estimate $8,000 – $12,000
Starting Bid $4,000
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8:00 AM - Sep 16, 2012
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Rago Arts and Auction Center

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