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Curious Subjects in Indian Art

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Fig. 39.
Dagger (khanjar)
India, Mughal, c. 1675-1700
White nephrite jade hilt and sheath fittings inlaid with foiled rubies, emeralds, and diamonds set in gold; steel blade
16 7/8 x 3 x 1 in. (42.86 x 7.62 x 2.54 cm)

From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates purchase
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, M.71.1.35a.
Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.