Lot 177

INDIAN "PESH-KABZ" with
a handle consisting of two plates of celadon nephrite jade with a strap ring at the top. Strong straight damascus steel blade, single-edged and flat back. Scabbard (add-on) in zardosi embroidery of metallic threads on black velvet, describing a floral decoration, on
wooden
frame
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India, in the Mughal style of XVIIIe siècle.



A 18th century style North India, jade hilted steel dagger (pesh-kabz) with a later embroidered velvet scabbard

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LONG. 44,5 CM (17 1/2 IN.)