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Crutch Dagger (Zafar Takieh, "Cushion of Victory") with Sheath

December 31, 1849
Mirza Firuz Shah
Bahadur Shah II 1837–1857

Crutch Dagger (Zafar Takieh, "Cushion of Victory") with Sheath



Object Details Title: Crutch Dagger (Zafar Takieh, "Cushion of Victory") with Sheath Date: 18th–19th century Culture: Indian, Mughal Medium: Steel, silver, gold, jade, ruby, turquoise, emerald Dimensions: L. with sheath 22 5/8 in. (57.5 cm); L. without sheath 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Wt. 12.3 oz. (348.7 g); Wt. of sheath 7.1 oz. (201.3 g) Classification: Daggers Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935 Accession Number: 36.25.1001a, b

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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.


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