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A Mughal jade-hilted steel Dagger (khanjar)Northern India, 18th Century. Estimate £2,000 – 3,000 (€2,600 – 3,800). Photo Bonhams

the curved double-edged watered steel blade of tapering form with two fullers, decorated at the forte with a cartouche containing a floral spray, the jade pistol grip carved to either side with floral sprays near the forte, the quillons of foliate form, the pommel carved with flowers and foliate motifs, the wood scabbard clad in velvet with gilt copper mounts – 34.5 cm. (2)

Bonhams. ISLAMIC & INDIAN ART, 5 Nov 2014 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE