Chinese collection

Item LL 9509
handle of knife of item LL 9509

Accession no: LL 9509
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Dagger
Materials: Jade, enamels and gold
Place made: India
Date made: 18th Century
Measurements: L. 38 cm

Description: Dagger with curve blade, and mottled greenish grey jade handle carved with a horse's head and acanthus leaves. Silver harness on the head, and eyes set with rubies. Indian worksmanship.

Bought from David L. Isaacs, 44/50, New Oxford Street, W.C., 16 April 1915, £5.5s.0d (the dagger has been sent to The Hill). LLAG Invoice file No. 51.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford. Ltd., 1928, No. 792.