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Dagger with Tiger-Head Pommel

A work made of steel blade; hilt of quartz (?) underlaid with red resin and inset in the kundan technique, with gold leaf and polychrome enamel (minakari).
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  • A work made of steel blade; hilt of quartz (?) underlaid with red resin and inset in the kundan technique, with gold leaf and polychrome enamel (minakari).

Date:

, 17th/18th century

Artist:

India
Northern India or Deccan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Dagger with Tiger-Head Pommel

Date

1601–1800

Medium

Steel blade; hilt of quartz (?) underlaid with red resin and inset in the kundan technique, with gold leaf and polychrome enamel (minakari)

Dimensions

29.9 × 6.4 × 2.9 cm (11 3/4 × 2 1/2 × 1 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

Reference Number

2014.1197

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