An Ottoman enamelled and inset gilt copper Dagger Turkey, late 18th Century(2)
Lot 60
An Ottoman enamelled and inset gilt copper Dagger Turkey, late 18th Century(2)
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,800 - 8,100

Lot Details
An Ottoman enamelled and inset gilt copper Dagger
Turkey, late 18th Century
with straight watered steel blade with engraved and gilt decorated cartouche containing the maker's mark, the tapering tombak hilt with black and turquoise enamelled cartouches with pink enamel flowers and arabesque deign, the spine with turquoise enamel decoration, the upper finial with black inset stone, the tombak sheath profusely decorated, with turquoise and white cartouches containing gilt arabesque and raised enamel polychrome floral decoration
26.5 cm. long(2)

Footnotes

  • The inscription reads: Qur'an, sura XI, Hud, part of verse 56.

    For similar examples see Christie's, 28 April 1988, lots 122 and 123; and for a related larger example see Christie's, April 7, 2011, lot 362.
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