A Mughal jade-hilted Sword India, 17th Century and later(2)
Lot 226
A Mughal jade-hilted Sword India, 17th Century and later(2)
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,818) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Mughal jade-hilted Sword
India, 17th Century and later
the pale green jade hilt with rounded pommel, carved in relief with floral motifs, the gilt-copper quillons engraved with fine floral decoration, the slender, curved watered steel blade with gold inlaid inscriptions within lobed cartouches and with a talismanic square at the forte, the cloth-covered scabbard with gilt-copper fittings decorated ensuite
102.5 cm. long(2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sotheby's, Arts of the Islamic World, October 2009, lot 156.
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