An Indian Dagger-Cane (Gupti)
Lot 81*
An Indian Dagger-Cane (Gupti)
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,941) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An Indian Dagger-Cane (Gupti)
19th Century
Of chequered brass, made in seven threaded sections of tapering circular section, the sections opening to reveal three blades each of varying length, a spike, an implement and a corkscrew, the last fitting into the faceted line engraved handle and with grip formed in the round as a ewe's head highlighted with red and black pigment, and line engraved terminal with finial formed as a spike of tapering circular section
103 cm. overall
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