Lot n° 72
1500 - 2000
Result with fees
: 2 600EUR
Rare Poignard émaillé et son fourreau en velours (Jambiya)
Iran, Qajar art, mid-19th century
The wooden handle covered with copper with gilded and enamelled decoration in cobalt blue, set with polychrome cabochons in brass nets. The cabochons disappeared on one of the two faces. Steel blade, curved with edge. Wooden scabbard covered with a wine-colored velvet, button ending, in walrus ivory.
Length : 38 cm
The decoration of this dagger is particularly distinguished by the richness of its materials and its finesse. Comparables are rare, another comparable dagger is in the Metropolitan Museum in New York (Acc. 36.25.683).
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