Dagger and sheath
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Place of Origin
Middle East, Metalwork. For a dagger (Khanjar), wood covered in polychrome lacquer with a cartouche of a Qajar lady holding a flower, with silver mounts encrusted with stones and turquoises in a cone motif on one side and chased with scale ornament on the reverse. Iran; Arms and armour. Inter-departmental transfer to MES, RF 2011/1170.
Middle East, Metalwork. Chiselled watered steel blade with a pronounced medial rib with a panel of animal combat at the blade root. The ivory grip is carved with figurative motifs and calligraphic panels. Iran; Persian; Arms and armour. Inter-departmental transfer to MES, RF 2011/1170.
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
L.A. Mayer, Islamic Armourers and Their Works, Geneva: Albert Kundig, 1962, p.57.
Arms & Armour; Islam
Middle East Section