Lot 178
  • 178

An Ottoman coral and turquoise-set dagger with scabbard, Anatolia, probably Trabzon, 19th century

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Description

  • steel, coral, silver, wood scabbard
  • 57cm..
the straight double-edged blade with central ridge, gold and silver-damascened foliate design and inscriptive panels, the silver hilt and scabbard with scale-design, set with arrangement of corals and turquoise, dragon-head terminal to hilt

Literature

R. Hales, Islamic and Oriental Arms and Armour: A Lifetime's Passion, London, 2013, p.92, no.212.
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