White Nephrite jade dagger handle with rubis inlaid

Mughal white nephrite jade with precious stones inlaid
Qianlong period (1736-1795)
long, 12 cm
Parisian Collection

White jadeMughal nephrite dagger with a tiger head and rubis inlaid and gold strands.These very preciuos objects were Emperor Moghol gifts to chinese Emperor, or bought by chinese and kept in collections as precious objects.

Reference: Jade Qing Dynasty treasures National Museum of History Cat N° 209                                                                       National Palace Museum, Islamic Jades,exquisite beauty islamic jades, cat 143,144 145.