Two Ottoman coral and turquoise-set Daggers , Turkey, 18th-19th Century. Estimate £2,000 – 3,000 (€2,600 – 3,800). Photo Bonhams
each with double edged blades of tapering form, decorated to the fortes in gold inlay with cartouches containing inscriptions and foliate motifs, the waisted hilts and scabbards decorated to one side with turquoise and coral inlay and to the other in repoussé with floral and foliate motifs, each 24.5 cm. long(2)
Notes: Inscriptions: ola sende daima zevk, ‘May you always have delight‘.
Bonhams. ISLAMIC & INDIAN ART, 5 Nov 2014 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE