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  • Lot n° 34 AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED DAGGER (KARD), 19TH CENTURY with tapering single-edged blade of finely watered crucible steel, waisted at the base and decorated with gold koftgari lotus flowers and border ornament, carved mottled jade hilt formed with a flat back-edge and beaked pommel, inlaid in gold with sprays of stylised foliage (perhaps later), and the pommel with an integral small leaf-shaped button, in a later fabric-covered wooden scabbard with large gilt copper alloy mounts comprising chape with bud-shaped finial and locket with a loop for suspension, each with shaped pierced border and engraved with elaborate punched designs of flowers and foliage, 30.7 cm overall