The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Dagger
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Iran or Turkey
  • 16th century
  • Agate, gold, chiselled russet steel, pierced and inlaid with gold, silver, cabachon rubies, turquoises, wood and velvet
  • Length: 22.2 cm, blade
    Weight: 0.26 kg, without scabbard
  • Inscription: Couplet in Persian
  • OA1430
  • Oriental Armoury
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, Paris, 1865.