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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    A QAJAR DAMASCENED AND ENGRAVED AXE WITH SILVERED HANDLE, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A QAJAR DAMASCENED AND ENGRAVED AXE WITH SILVERED HANDLE, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The steel blade with a series of damascened lotus buds to edges, engraved inscription in nasta'liq on both sides, further inscriptions to edges of head, haft fitted with long openwork collar featuring panels of figures, finial with openwork inscription - 28in (71cm) long


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