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A GREEN HARDSTONE-HILTED GOLD-DAMASCENED DAGGER (KHANJAR)
Northern India, 19th century

With a single-edged gold-damascened watered steel blade, the fuller, the blade and the forte heavily inlaid with golden arabesques, Chinese cloud bands, palmettes, rosettes and vegetal tendrils, the green hardstone handle of typical shape with charming natural veneering, the end of the grip of typical ogival arch-like form, 38.5cm long.

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A GREEN HARDSTONE-HILTED GOLD-DAMASCENED DAGGER

Estimate £1,000 - £1,200Jul 16