Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Knife and Sheath

Object Name:
Knife and sheath
Date:
dated A.H. 1223/ A.D. 1709–10
Geography:
India or Turkey
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Damascened with gold
Dimensions:
Knife: H. 9 9/16 in. (24.3 cm) Max. W. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm) Max. D. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) Wt. 1.768 oz. (50.123 g) Sheath: H. 6 15/16 in. (17.6 cm) Max. W. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm) Max. D. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm) Wt. 1.416 oz. (40.144 g)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Rutherford Stuyvesant, 1891
Accession Number:
91.16.88a, b
Not on view
Inscription: inscribed on hilt and dated 1121AH/1709-10
Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, New York (until 1891; gifted to MMA)
Related Objects

Footed Bowl and Plate

Date: first half 18th century Medium: Glass, opalescent white; blown, bowl with applied stem and blown applied foot, fired silver and gold decoration Accession: 2000.490a, b On view in:Gallery 463

Goa Stone and Gold Case

Date: late 17th–early 18th century Medium: Container: gold; pierced, repoussé, with cast legs and finials Goa stone: compound of organic and inorganic materials Accession: 2004.244a–d On view in:Gallery 463

Knife and Sheath

Date: 18th century Medium: Silver; gilded, enameled, and set with rubies over foil and turquoise Accession: 17.190.821a, b On view in:Gallery 380

The House of Bijapur

Artist: Painting by Kamal Muhammad (active 1680s) Date: ca. 1680 Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper Accession: 1982.213 On view in:Gallery 463

Dagger with Hilt in the Form of a Blue Bull (Nilgai)

Date: ca. 1640 Medium: Hilt: Nephrite Blade: Watered steel Accession: 1985.58a, b On view in:Gallery 463