- Dated: circa 1876-1899
- Culture: China – possibly Mongolia
- Medium: steel, grey/black nephrite, jade, silver, coral and turquoises.
- Measurements: full Length ~ 55 cm; blade Length ~ 33 cm
Large dagger with a slightly curved blade with one edge with grooves on both sides. Hilt in the shape of a pistol’s handle in grey/black nephrite. The guard is shaped like a disc and is in silver set with coral and turquoises.
The scabbard is made in silver in one single piece showing etched work on both sides with a floral decoration theme enriched with set coral and turquoises. Jade panels ornament the tip and upper fitting.
This fitting shows an engraving with a bird motif. Two hanging rings, each on one side, are also decorated with a floral motif.
Source & Copyright: Caravana Collection