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A MUGHAL JADE-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles Start Price:1,250.00 USD Estimated At:2,800.00 - 3,000.00 USD
A MUGHAL JADE-HILTED KHANJAR DAGGER
Auctions Imperial is pleased to announce our 2013 sale, to be held March 16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Timonium, Maryland. Over 300 lots of choice antique arms and armor including armor, helmets, shields, swords, daggers, battleaxes, maces, halberds, matchlocks, flintlocks and percussion pieces will be offered. Our fine selection for 2013 includes broadswords, baskethilts, shamshirs, shashkas, palas, kindjals, khanjars, tulwars and spears, as well as chain mail and breastplates. This sale will...
The grip carved of a single section of pale green jade with dark mottling, with swollen grip and flared pommel surmounted by with three fully-modeled clumps of grapes on vines, the surface carved with lotuses and acanthus leaves. The recurved, double-edged blade with central ridge forged of finely-patterned wootz with delicately-inlaid goldwork panels at either side of the forte. In its silk-velvet covered wooden scabbard with gilt chape. Early 19th century. Blade with minor staining, scabbard rubbed. Overall length 39 cm. Condition I