AN OTTOMAN GEM-SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER AND LEATHER SCABBARD, TURKEY, CIRCA 1700

AN OTTOMAN GEM-SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER AND LEATHER SCABBARD, TURKEY, CIRCA 1700

AN OTTOMAN SILVER DAGGER (KARD) AND SCABBARD, TURKEY, PERIOD OF MAHMUD II, CIRCA 1810

AN OTTOMAN SILVER DAGGER (KARD) AND SCABBARD, TURKEY, PERIOD OF MAHMUD II, CIRCA 1810

AN OTTOMAN JADE-HILTED AND GEM-SET DAGGER AND SCABBARD, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

AN OTTOMAN JADE-HILTED AND GEM-SET DAGGER AND SCABBARD, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

Late-Ottoman enamelled and inset gilt copper ‘bıçak’ (knife-like dagger). End of 18th Century.

Late-Ottoman enamelled and inset gilt copper ‘bıçak’ (knife-like dagger). End of 18th Century.

I was drawn to this because its a weapon, but at the same time its really pretty. This is a coral and turquoise inlaid ottoman dagger, Turkey, 18th century.

I was drawn to this because its a weapon, but at the same time its really pretty. This is a coral and turquoise inlaid ottoman dagger, Turkey, 18th century.

AN IVORY-HILTED DAGGER (PESHKABZ) WITH SILVER-MOUNTED SCABBARD, INDIA, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

AN IVORY-HILTED DAGGER (PESHKABZ) WITH SILVER-MOUNTED SCABBARD, INDIA, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

A richly enameled dagger c1790, Seringapatam, India. Possibly from the personal armoury of Tipu Sultan. Scabered enameled in blue with gold and white Bubri decoration. Hilt is a carved piece of agate. Pommel is enameled metal shaped like a tiger head.

A richly enameled dagger c1790, Seringapatam, India. Possibly from the personal armoury of Tipu Sultan. Scabered enameled in blue with gold and white Bubri decoration. Hilt is a carved piece of agate. Pommel is enameled metal shaped like a tiger head.

A GOLD AND ENAMELLED DAGGER WITH FABERGÉ COLLAR AND OTTOMAN BLADE, TURKEY AND RUSSIA, 19TH CENTURY the narrow double-edged tapering steel blade with central ridge, with chiselled design and gold overlay decoration, the light-green jade hilt with Fabergé enamelled collar decorated with naturalistic floral motifs

A GOLD AND ENAMELLED DAGGER WITH FABERGÉ COLLAR AND OTTOMAN BLADE, TURKEY AND RUSSIA, 19TH CENTURY the narrow double-edged tapering steel blade with central ridge, with chiselled design and gold overlay decoration, the light-green jade hilt with Fabergé enamelled collar decorated with naturalistic floral motifs

A MUGHAL GEM-SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER, INDIA, CIRCA 1700, AND JADE-MOUNTED SCABBARD, 19TH CENTURY

A MUGHAL GEM-SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER, INDIA, CIRCA 1700, AND JADE-MOUNTED SCABBARD, 19TH CENTURY

Ottoman jambya, 18th to 19th century, tapering double-edged blade curving upward, each face with central ridge, the forte with gold overlaid decoration, the silver hilt and scabbard with fine repoussé rocaille decoration, the scabbard with silver filigree mounts, one supsension ring, assay and old maker's marks, 18in. (46cm.).

Ottoman jambya, 18th to 19th century, tapering double-edged blade curving upward, each face with central ridge, the forte with gold overlaid decoration, the silver hilt and scabbard with fine repoussé rocaille decoration, the scabbard with silver filigree mounts, one supsension ring, assay and old maker's marks, 18in. (46cm.).

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