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Dagger

Auction:
2183
Lot:
1377
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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Dagger, China, 18th/19th century, single-edged blade with marbleized gilding, hilt of lapis lazuli with gilt silver mounts inlaid with small coral, turquoise, and lapis cabochons, scabbard of gilt repousse figures in garden vignettes, similar to the type worn by the emperor at the sacrifices in the temple of heaven, (loss to inlay), lg. 12 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

China, emperor , Blade weapons, Dagger, Gemstones, Lapis lazuli, Turquoise