Ceremonial dagger, early 17th century. Turkey. Steel, silver-gilt, ruby, emerald, turquoise. Via Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest
- Daga ceremonial . Siglo XVl . Imperio Otomano , Turquia
古今東西の「刀剣」を集めた膨大なアーカイブ Art of Swords
Saber, 19th century; Ottoman periodTurkishSteel, gold, diamonds, emeralds, pearls In contrast to the European custom of coronation, the most important ceremony in the inauguration of most Islamic rulers was the investiture with a sword. This extravagantly decorated saber is traditionally said to have been made in 1876 for the investiture of the Ottoman sultan Murad V (r. May 30–August 31, 1876).
AN OTTOMAN JADE-HILTED AND GEM-SET DAGGER AND SCABBARD, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
Indo-Persian dagger, Persian blade dated 1738 to 1739, Ottoman hilt and scabbard, 19th century, steel, gold, rock crystal, ruby, emerald, H. with sheath 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm); H. without sheath 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); H. of blade 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm); W. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); Wt. 9.5 oz. (269.3 g); Wt. of sheath 6.2 oz. (175.8 g), Met Museum.
Not much is known about this golden dagger, which is encrusted in rubies. The total length of the dagger is 57 cm. (23 in.) and the largest rubies are approximately 10 cts.
Ceremonial dagger - from Gábor Bethlen's collection. Date: second half of the 16th cent. - early 17th century. Place of production: Turkey (Ottoman Empire) Istanbul (Constantinople). Materials: steel; silver-gilt; wood; ruby; emerald; turquoise. Techniques: chiselled; embossed; inlaid; chased; engraved. | Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, 2015