AN OTTOMAN JADE HANDLED KNIFE TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY The single-edged watered steel blade with flat spine, each side with gold damascened inscription cartouche, with gilt collar above and light jade handle with single inset turquoise stone at the top, the brown velvet-covered wooden sheath with repoussé silver gilt mounts worked with scrolling arabesques 12¼in. (31.7cm.) long
Transcaucasian (Georgian) qama, 19th century, steel, silver, coral, gold, L. with sheath 24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm); L. without sheath 23 1/16 in. (58.6 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Wt. 18.2 oz. (516 g); Wt. of sheath 8.8 oz. (249.5 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.