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Knife and Sheath

Object Name:
Knife and sheath
18th century
Made in India
Silver; gilded, enameled, and set with rubies over foil and turquoise
7 in.
Arms and Armor
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.821a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 380
Charles Mannheim, Paris (in 1898; coll. cat., 1898, no. 218); J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (until d. 1913; his estate 1913–17; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arms and Armor from the Islamic World," February 10, 2016–January 2, 2017.

Alexander, David G., and Stuart W. Pyhrr. "in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Islamic Arms and Armor. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015. no. 78, pp. 200-202, ill. (color).

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