A solid gold metalwork Persian scabbard
A solid gold metalwork Persian scabbard. Possibly from Yemen. The dagger itself is a facsimile in order to present the older gold parts being the locket and chape sections of the scabbard and part of the handle grip which is decorated with floral decoration in relief and bound with filigree threads. 10.7 in (27.2 cm) aprox. length.
Auction Date: May 2012