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Dagger

Auction:
2183
Lot:
1391
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

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

Description:

Dagger, Caucasus, 18th/19th century, double-edged blade with a seal and single groove to either side, one seal inlaid with gold, niello mounts with gilt and gold work, one side of the scabbard and hilt of ivory with floral arabesques inlaid with gold, signature to the back side of the hilt, back of the scabbard has a leather panel enclosing a small horn-hilted utility knife, lg. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Caucasus, Ancient weapons, Blade weapons, Dagger, Destruction, Military technology