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Oriental Jewellery.

 

From the collection of the Special Treasury,

the State Hermitage Oriental Department.

 

Catalogue.

 

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Figures in square brackets signify catalogue numbers,

those not bracketed stand for the numbers of illustrations in the album.

 

 


^   [1] 1.

Male figurine (Z-51).

Gold. Height 2.8 cm.

Iran (?), IX-VIII cc. B.C.

Received, presumably, from the Nelidov collection, in the middle of the 19th c.

 


^   [2] 2, 3.

Neck-band (Z-568).

Gold. Diam. 16.5 cm.

Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [3] 4, 5, 6.

Neck-band (Z-567).

Gold, turquoise. Diam. 17 cm.

Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [4] 9.

Bowl (SDO-957).

Gold. Height 10.2 cm.

Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [5] 7, 8.

Plate (Si-1727/1-31).

Gold. Height 15.4 cm.

Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [6] 10.

Neck-band (Z-566).

Gold, turquoise. Diam. 18.5 cm.

Iran, IV c. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [7] 11.

Figurine of a deer (Z-546).

Gold. Height 4.6 cm.

Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [8] 14.

Figurine of a deer (Z-549).

Gold. Height 4.1 cm.

Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [9] 16.

Figurine of a deer (Z-547).

Gold. Height 4.7 cm.

Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [10] 18.

Figurine of a deer (Z-556).

Gold. Height 4.5 cm.

Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [11] 13.

Figurine of a roe (Z-550).

Gold. Height 3.2 cm. Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [12] 15.

Figurine of a boar (Z-585).

Gold. Height 2.8 cm. Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [13] 17.

Figurine of a horseman (Z-548).

Gold. Height 3.6 cm. Eastern Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [14] 19.

Figurine of an eagle with a swan (Z-557).

Gold, turquoise. Height 3.5 cm. Iran, IV-III cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [15] 23.

Figurine of an eagle (Z-558).

Gold. Height 2.5 cm. Iran (?) IV-III cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [16] 20.

Figurine of a gryphon (Z-559).

Gold. Height 1.6 cm. Iran, IV-III cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [17] 21.

Plate from a necklace (Z-561).

Gold. 1.7×1.7 cm. Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Purchased in Istanbul, in the middle of the 19th c.

 


^   [18] 12.

Deer handle of a vessel (S-273).

Silver. Height 16 cm. Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [19] 25.

Signet (Gl.995).

Sapphirine. Lenght 2.7 cm. Mesopotamia, IX-VIII cc. B.C.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [20] 26.

Seal (Gl.891).

Sard, gold. Diam. 1.7 cm. Iran, IV-III cc. B.C.

Received from the collection of L. Ross, in 1865.

 


^   [21] 27.

Signet (Gl.888).

Agate. Height 2.6 cm. Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [22] 24.

Signet (Gl.889).

Chalcedony. Height 2.2 cm. Iran, V-IV cc. B.C.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [23] 22.

Signet (Gl.892).

Sapphirine. Diam. 2.9 cm. Iran, IV-III cc. B.C.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [24] 28.

Phalar (S-65).

Silver. Diam. 24.7 cm. Eastern Iran (?), III-II cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [25] 29.

Phalar (S-50).

Silver. Diam. 24 cm. Eastern Iran (?), III-II cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [26] 30.

Emblemata (platter medaillon). (S-77).

Silver. 9.2×9.8 cm. Eastern Iran (?), II c. B.C.

Received in 1886.

 


^   [27] 31.

Bowl (Z-544).

Gold. Height 7.9 cm. Iran, IV-III cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [28] 32, 33.

Vessel (Z-545).

Gold. Height 12.8 cm.

Place of production unknown, dated II-I cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [29] 35, 38.

Earring (Z-435).

Gold. Height of the figurine 1.7 cm. Iran, I c. B.C. I c. A.D.

Purchased in Turkey, in the 19th c. (The Nelidov collection).

 


^   [30] 36.

Figurine (S-288).

Silver. Height 2.4 cm. Iran. II-III cc.

Purchased in Istanbul, in the 19th c. (the Nelidov collection).

 


^   [31] 34.

Figurine (S-292).

Silver. Height 3.2 cm. Iran, II-III cc.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [32] 37.

Figurine (S-293).

Silver. Height 3.7 cm. Iran, II-III cc.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [33] 39, 40, 41.

Bowl (S-62).

Silver. Diam. 15.5 cm. Northern India, IV c.

Received in 1903.

 


^   [34] 42, 43.

Bowl (S-8).

Silver. Diam. 14 cm. Northern India, IV-V cc.

Received in 1922, from the Stroganov collection.

 


^   [35] 49, 50.

Bowl (S-36).

Silver. Diam. 20 cm. Place of production unknown, V-VI cc.

Received in 1898.

 


^   [36] 44, 45.

Bowl (S-73).

Silver. Diam. 14 cm. Eastern Iran, IV-V cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [37] 46, 47, 48.

Bowl (S-296).

Silver. Diam. 15 cm. Eastern Iran, IV-V cc.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [38] 51.

Bowl (Z-543).

Gold. Diam. 12.9 cm. Greco-Bactria (?), III-II cc. B.C.

Received in 1859, from the Kunstkammer.

 


^   [39] 57, 58.

Belt buckle (Z-436/1-3)

Gold, garnets, carnelian. Medaillon 5.2×3.7 cm. Each of the side plates is 8 cm long. Iran, II-III cc.

Received in the 19th c., from the Nelidov collection (purchased in Turkey).

 


^   [40] 52.

Detail of a throne (S-283).

Silver. Length 30 cm. Central Asia, VIII c.

Received in 1939.

 

 

 

(210/211)

 


^   [41] 55.

Pendant (V-814).

Silver. 8.5×5 cm.

Iran, XI-XII cc.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [42] 59.

Ring (JR-1666).

Gold. 2.3×2.1 cm.

Iran, XI-XII cc.

Received in 1938, from the museum, Institute of History, USSR Academy of Sciences.

 


^   [43] 53, 54.

Bracelets (V-842 and 844).

Silver, niello. 8.7×6.3 cm.

Iran, XII c.

Received in 1909, from the Imperial Archaeological Commission (found near the Town of Shemaha).

 


^   [44] 56.

Ring (JR-1678).

Silver, carnelian. Breadth 2.5 cm.

Iran, late XII early XIII c.

Received in 1958, from the State Museum of Ethnography of the USSR Peoples (found in the Town of Gurgan).

 


^   [45] 63.

Earrings (JR-1682).

Gold. Height 3 cm.

Iran, late XII early XIII c.

Received in 1958, from the State Museum of Ethnography of the USSR Peoples (found in the Town of Gurgan).

 


^   [46] 61.

Earring (JR-1673).

Gold. Height 3.3 cm.

Iran, late XII early XIII c.

Received in 1958, from the State Museum of Ethnography of the USSR Peoples (found in the Town of Gurgan).

 


^   [47] 60.

Earring (JR-1686).

Gold. Length 2.8 cm.

Iran, late XII early XIII c.

Received in 1958, from the State Museum of Ethnography of the USSR Peoples (found in the Town of Gurgan).

 


^   [48] 62.

Face plate of a ring (JR-1667).

Gold. 1.7×1.4 cm.

Iran, XIV-XV cc.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [49] 64, 65.

Wash-basin (V-285).

Zinc, gold, 83 rubies, turquoise. Diam. 27.8 cm.

Iran, XVI c.

Received, presumedly, in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [50] 66, 67.

Knife (OP-3004).

Damascus steel, bone, gold, 94 rubies, 26 pieces of turquoise, 2 pieces of glass, 1 heliotrope, silver. Length 26.5 cm.

Iran, latter half of the XVIth c.

Received in 1925, from the museum housed in the former palace of Prince Yusupov.

 


^   [51] 68, 69.

Bowl (V-722).

Gold. 510 rubies, 114 emeralds, 6 garnets und turquoise. Diam. 12 cm. Iran, XVI-XVII cc. Provenance unknown.

 


^   [52] 70, 71.

Dagger (OP-261).

Damascus steel, nephrite, gold, 98 rubies, 42 emeralds, silver, wood. Length 40 cm. Iran (?), latter half of the XVIIth c. Received, presumedly, in 1924, from the collection of Prince Paskevitch.

 


^   [53] 72, 73, 74.

Dagger (OP-448).

Work by Muhammad Lari.

Damascus steel, bone, gold, enamel, wood, 23 emeralds, 2 rubies, 2 pearls, beryls. Length 42.8 cm. Iran, blade 1031 A.H. (1621-22), sheath and hilt-late XVII c. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal (known to have been in the Kunstkammer collection as early as the 1730s).

 


^   [54] 75, 76, 77.

Dagger (OP-449).

Damascus steel, bone, enamel, gold, wood, 36 emeralds, 22 rubies, beryls. Length 44 cm. Iran, late XVII c. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal (known to have been in the Kunstkammer collection as early as the 1730s).

 


^   [55] 85, 86, 87.

Dagger (V-727).

Damascus steel, gold, enamel. Length 41 cm. Iran, late XVII early XVIII c. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal (known to have been in the Kunstkammer collection as early as the 1730s).

 


^   [56] 83.

Cup with a tray (V-752).

Gold, enamel. Height of the cup 3 cm, tray 15.3×13 cm. Iran, first half of the XVIIIth c. Received in the XVIIIth c.

 


^   [57] 84.

Cup with a tray (V-753).

Gold, enamel. Height of the cup 5.5 cm; diam. of the tray 10.2 cm. Iran, first half of the XVIIIth c. Received in the XVIIIth c.

 


^   [58] 88, 89.

Dagger (OP-194).

Damascus steel, gold, enamel, wood, bone. Length in the sheath 41.2 cm. Iran, the 1730s 1750s. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [59] 78, 79, 80.

Dagger (OP-513).

Work by Taki.

Gold, enamel, wood, 29 diamonds, 50 rubies, 5 emeralds, pearls, rock crystal. Length 43 cm. Iran, middle of XVIIIth c. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [60] 82.

Earrings (V-976).

Gold, turquoise. Height 4.6 cm. Iran (?), XVIII c. Donation of K.V. Gedevani, 1972.

 


^   [61] 90, 91.

Dagger (OP-274).

Damascus steel, gold, enamel. Length 59.2 cm. Iran, latter half XVIII early XIX c. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [62] 102.

Dagger (OP-415).

Damascus steel, copper, enamel, wood. Length 41.5 cm. Iran, 1216 A.H. (1801-1802). Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [63] 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97.

Sabre (OP-63).

Damascus steel, gold, enamel, wood, leather, 171 diamond, 104 rubies, 49 emeralds, spinel. Length 104 cm. Iran, late XVIII early XIX c. (date on the blade 1213 A.H. (1798-1799). Received in 1934, from the museum housed in the Catherine Palace, the Town of Pushkin.

 


^   [64] 98, 99, 100, 101.

Sabre (OP-46).

Damascus steel, gold, enamel, 2421 diamonds, 143 brilliants, 503 emeralds, 20 rubies, 3 spinels. Length of the sabre 92.7 cm; length of the sheath 85.7 cm. Iran, early XIX c. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal (presented by Nasir ad-din shah Kajar to Alexander II in 1880).

 


^   [65] 103, 104, 105, 106, 107.

Sabre (OP-22).

Damascus steel, gold, enamel, wood, leather, 180 diamonds, 159 rubies, 24 emeralds, 6 spinels. Length 99.5 cm. Iran, early XIX c. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [66] 109, 110, 111.

Sabre (OP-85).

Damascus steel, bone, gold, wood, velvet, 112 diamonds, 92 rubies. Length of the sabre 92 cm; length of the sheath 82.5 cm. Iran, early XIX c. Received, presumedly, in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [67] 108.

Knife (OP-5262).

Damascus steel, gold, enamel. Length 30 cm. Iran, early XIX c. Received, presumedly, in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [68] 112.

Dagger (OP-393).

Steel, brass, enamel, wood. Length 47.5 cm. Iran, 1242 A.H. / 1826-1827. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal (P. Saltikovs collection).

 

 

 

(211/212)

 


^   [69] 114, 115.

Bowl of a hookah (V-296).

Gold, enamel. Height 20.2 cm. Iran, early XIX c. Received in 1927, from the State Museum Reserve Fund.

 


^   [70] 113.

Top of a hookah (V-297).

Gold, enamel, wood, ceramics. Height 15.8 cm. Iran, early XIX c. Received in 1927, from the State Museum Reserve Fund.

 


^   [71] 116, 117.

Top of a hookah (VC-263).

Gold, enamel, bone, ceramics. Height 12.3 cm. Iran, early XIX c. Received in 1933, from the Leningrad Institute of Historical Linguistics.

 


^   [72] 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123.

Tray and ten cups on supports. (V3-732-741,743-751).

Gold, enamel, porcelain. Diam. of the tray 45.5 cm. Height of a support 7.4 cm. height of a cup 6.8 cm. Iran, the 1800s-1830s. The tray and eight cups were received from the museum in the Catherine Palace, the Town of Pushkin, in 1934. Two cups were in the Hermitage from the early 20th c.

 


^   [73] 125, 126.

Hookah (V-952).

Gold, enamel, wood. Height 72.8 cm. Iran, first half of the XIXth c. Received, presumedly, from the palace-museum of Prince Yusupov; the date of reception is unknown.

 


^   [74] 124.

Cup (V3-754).

Gold, enamel. Height 5 cm. Iran, first half of the XIXth c. Received in 1925, from the School of Baron Stiglitz (formerly).

 


^   [75] 127, 128.

Knife (OP-461).

Damascus steel, walrus bone, wood, velvet, gold, enamel. Length 35.2 cm. The name of the enameller is Muhammad-Husain. Iran, first half of the XlXth c. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [76] 129, 130.

Dagger (-388).

Damascus steel, ivory, gold, wood, leather, 2 rubies, 54 pieces of quartz and citrine, 29 tourmalines, glass. Length 37 cm. Iran, first half of the XIXth c. Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [77] 131, 132, 133.

Sabre (OP-171).

Damascus steel, ivory, gold, enamel, wood, leather, 343 diamonds. Length 97.2 cm. Iran, first half of the XlXth c.

Received, presumedly, in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [78] 134.

Knife (OP-412).

Damascus steel, gold, enamel, wood, leather. Length 33.2 cm. Iran, middle of the XIXth c. Received, presumedly, in 1924, from the collection of Prince Paskevitch.

 


^   [79] 135.

Tumbler (V-837).

Work by Malik-Muhammad Gold, enamel. Height 5.9 cm. Iran, 1851. Received in 1951, from the State Treasury.

 


^   [80] 139.

Pendant (V-731).

Gold, enamel, 17 rubies, pearls. Height 6.3 cm. Iran, first half of the XIXth c. Received in 1939, from the State Museum Reserve Fund.

 


^   [81] 140.

Pendant (V-836).

Gold, lapis lazuli, 24 rubies, 18 leukosapphires, pearls. Height 5.2 cm. Iran, XIX c. Received in 1951, from the State Treasury.

 


^   [82] 141.

Earrings (V-406).

Gold, enamel. Height 6 cm. Iran, XIX c. Provenance unknown.

 


^   [83] 136.

Finger ring (V-839).

Gold, 1 brilliant, 27 rubies. Height 2.5 cm. Iran, XIX c. Received in 1951, from the State Treasury.

 


^   [84] 137.

Pendant (V-422).

Gold, turquoise, enamel, glass. Height 5.5 cm. Iran, XIX c. Purchased in 1935.

 


^   [85] 142.

Incense burner (V-609).

Porcelain, silver. Height 31 cm. Iran, latter half of the XIXth c. In the early 1900s it was already in the Hermitage collection.

 


^   [86] 138.

Casket (V-98).

Work by Djfar.

Silver. Iran, latter half of the XIXth c. Received, presumedly, from the State Museum Reserve Fund; the year of reception not known.

 


^   [87] 144.

Tray (V-110).

Work by Djfar.

Silver. 19.2×13.3 cm. Iran, latter half of the XIXth c. Received, presumedly, from the State Museum Reserve Fund; the year of reception not known.

 


^   [88] 145.

Bowl (V-974).

Silver, turquoise. Height 7.5 cm. Iran, late XIX early XX c. Purchased in 1965.

 


^   [89] 146, 147.

Tray (V-613).

Work by Muhammad Orizi Silver. Diam. 69.5 cm. Iran (Isfahan), the 1930s. Presented by the Government of Iran, in 1936.

 


^   [90] 148, 149.

Djika (aigrette) (V-443).

Nephrite, gold, 29 diamonds, 47 rubies, 39 emeralds, 1 garnet, 3 rock crystals. Height 17.1 cm. India, XVII c. Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [91] 143.

Bracelets (V-720 and 721).

Gold, enamel, 5 diamonds, 2 brilliants, 1025 rubies, 68 emeralds, garnet (the figures indicate the number of stones on both bracelets taken together).

Diam. 11.8 cm. India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [92] 150, 151.

Djika (aigrette) (V-444).

Nephrite, gold, 6 rubies, emerald, 3 beryls, 17 agates.

Height 15.5 cm. India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [93] 152, 153.

Pitcher (V-702).

Gold, 1551 emerald, 509 rubies.

Height 26.2 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [94] 154, 155.

Pitcher (V-714).

Gold, 40 diamonds, 1439 rubies, 509 emeralds.

Height 26 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [95] 156, 157.

Table (V-728).

Work of Situram.

Gold, enamel, 4 diamonds, 1762 rubies, 1017 emeralds, 380 pearls.

23.7×23.7×10 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [96] 158, 159.

Ring (V-703).

Gold, 6 diamonds, 21 rubies, 14 emeralds.

Length 4 cm.

India, between 1628 and 1658 (belonged to Shah-Djahan).

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [97] 160.

Plate (V-725).

Gold, enamel, 136 diamonds, 914 rubies, 112 emeralds.

Diam. 19.7 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [98] 161.

Tray (V-724).

Gold, enamel, 636 rubies, 48 emeralds.

Diam. 30.8 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 

(212/213)

 


^   [99] 163.

Box and a tray (V-706 and 707).

Gold, enamel.

Diam. of the tray 33 cm, diam. of the box 15.2 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [100] 162.

Pitcher (V-709).

Gold, silver, 20 diamonds, 1091 rubies, 322 emeralds, 209 pearls.

Height 28.8 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [101] 165.

Pitcher (V-715).

Gold, silver, 335 diamonds, 1343 rubies, 308 emeralds.

Height 25.7 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [102] 166.

Plate (V-705).

Gold, enamel.

Diam. 19 cm.

India, XVII early XVIII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [103] 167.

Cup with a lid (V-726).

Gold, enamel, 105 diamonds, 20 emeralds.

Height 9.1 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [104] 168.

Pitcher (V-713).

Gold, 1258 rubies, 763 emeralds, one pearl.

Height 31.5 cm. India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [105] 169.

Pitcher (V-701).

Gold, silver, 694 rubies, 394 emeralds, one pearl.

Height 26 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [106] 170.

Plate (V-288).

Gold, enamel.

Diam. 19.7 cm.

India, XVII early XVIII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [107] 171.

Plate (V-716).

Gold, enamel.

Diam. 19.7 cm.

India, XVII c.

Brought by the embassy of Nadir-Shah, in 1741.

 


^   [108] 172.

Dagger (OP-214).

Damascus steel, nephrite, gold, 51 rubies, 59 emeralds.

Length 42.2 cm.

India, XVII c.

Received, presumedly, in 1924, from the collection of Prince Paskevitch.

 


^   [109] 173, 174, 175.

Dagger (OP-452).

Steel, gold, wood, 32 emeralds, 519 rubies, 59 pearls, paste.

Length 39.7 cm.

Hilt and mouth of the sheath India, XVII c. Sheath Iran, late XVII c.

Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal (known to have been in the Kunstkammer collection as early as the 1730s).

 


^   [110] 176, 177.

Dagger (OP-5266).

Steel, copper, enamel, nephrite, gold, 119 rubies, 24 emeralds.

Length 42.8 cm.

Blade and hilt India, XVII c., sheath China, XVIII-XIX cc.

Received, presumedly, in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [111] 178, 179.

Dagger (OP-478).

Damascus steel, nephrite, gold, wood, velvet, 15 diamonds, 1 brilliant, 76 emeralds, 138 rubies.

Length 37 cm.

India , XVII early XVIII c.

Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [112] 180, 181.

Dagger (OP-5287).

Damascus steel, rock crystal, gold, leather, brass, 24 diamonds, 157 rubies, 59 emeralds, 1 garnet, 1 corundum, 1 glass.

Length without sheath 33.7 cm.

Blade and hilt India, XVII-XVIII cc., sheath is of more recent origin.

 


^   [113] 182, 183.

Dagger (OP-477).

Damascus steel, nephrite, gold, wood, leather.

Length 41.5 cm.

India , XVII-XVIII cc.

Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [114] 184, 185.

Dagger (OP-259).

Damascus steel, nephrite, wood, velvet, gold, 122 rubies, 65 emeralds.

Length 42.5 cm.

India , XVIII c.

Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [115] 187.

Pendant (V -408).

Nephrite, gold, 33 rubies, 1 emerald, 3 beryls.

6×4.7 cm.

India , XVIII early XIX c.

Received in 1921, from the collection of Prince Argutinski-Dolgoruki.

 


^   [116] 188.

Box (V -861).

Nephrite, gold, enamel.

9×7.8 cm.

India , early XIX c.

Provenance unknown.

 


^   [117] 164.

Dagger (OP-268).

Damascus steel, nephrite, silver, wood, enamel.

Length 38.8 cm.

India (Jaipur), early XIX c.

Received in 1886, from the Tsarskoye Selo Arsenal.

 


^   [118] 189, 190.

Dagger (OP-537).

Damascus steel, rock crystal, turquoise, gold, silver, enamel, wood, velvet, glass.

Length 36 cm.

Sheath and hilt India, XIX c., blade Turkey, XVIII c.

 


^   [119] 186.

Bracelets (V -840 and 841).

Silk, gold, enamel, 31 corundums, 16 rubies.

Length 17 cm.

India , XIX c.

Received in 1951, from the State Treasury.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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