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English: Dagger with horse head pommel, detail. India, Mughal dynasty, 17th century. Blade: Damascus steel inlaid with gold; hilt: jade with carved decoration, inlaid with gold and semi-precious stones.
Français : Poignard à tête de cheval, détail du manche. Inde, dynastie moghole, XVIIe siècle. Lame en acier à décor doré ; manche en cristal de roche incrusté d'or, de rubis et d'émeraudes.
Dimensions L. 50.5 cm (19 ¾ in.)
Department of Islamic Art, Richelieu, lower ground floor, room 11
Accession number OA 7891
Credit line Former collections of Salomon de Rothschild; purchase, 1927
Source/Photographer Jastrow (2006)


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