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Inscribed Dagger ("Jambiya") and Sheath


Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/19/1962Treatmentcoated
2/19/1963Treatmentcoated
10/03/2001Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Exhibition of Persian Art. Iranian Institute, New York. 1940.
Provenance R. S. Pardo, Constantinople; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1903; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1903

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Period
1713 (Early Modern)
Medium
blade: steel, inlaid with gold and set with rubies (or spinels), emeralds (or beryls), and sapphires; hilt: nephrite; sheath: enamel, set with rubies (or spinels)
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.48
Measurements
dagger: 2 13/16 x 15 3/16 x 1 1/16 in. (7.2 x 38.6 x 2.7 cm); sheath: 2 7/16 x 12 3/16 x 1 in. (6.2 x 31 x 2.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)

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