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Knife (Kard) with Battling Elephants, Rhinoceros and Lions on the sheath

A work made of watered steel, ivory, and pierced and chased gold, wood and velvet.
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  • A work made of watered steel, ivory, and pierced and chased gold, wood and velvet.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

India

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Knife (Kard) with Battling Elephants, Rhinoceros and Lions on the sheath

Place

India (Object found in)

Date

1701–1800

Medium

Watered steel, ivory, and pierced and chased gold, wood and velvet

Dimensions

38.1 × 3.5 × 4.4 cm (12 1/2 × 1 3/8 × 1 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection. Gift of Marilynn Alsdorf

Reference Number

2022.8

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