Dagger (Kard) with Shealth

Blade, Iranian; hilt and scabbard, Turkish

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The blade of watered steel is chiseled in the same high-relief style as another in the Museum's collection that was made in the Iranian city of Shiraz in 1732–33. This example, dated 1738–39, is also probably Iranian and appears to have been mounted in Turkey in the early nineteenth century.

Dagger (Kard) with Shealth, Steel, gold, rock crystal, ruby, emerald, Blade, Iranian; hilt and scabbard, Turkish

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