01-25-2003 01-26-2003
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2183 Boston
January 25, 2003 10:00AMCalender
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Dagger

 
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