The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Dagger
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Delhi, India and Turkey
  • early 19th century (hilt)
    late 17th century (blade)
  • Carved jade, steel, gold and cabachon rubies
  • Length: 21.5 cm, blade
  • Inscription: Persian poetry Inlaid in gold
  • OA1413
  • Oriental Armoury
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier sale, 08 March 1865, no. 1667; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.