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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 73

    A QAJAR DAMASCENED AXE AND TWO OTHER ARMS, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A QAJAR DAMASCENED AXE AND TWO OTHER ARMS, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The axe blade with large central inscription cartouche in nasta'liq , two further inscription cartouches below, further inscriptions to head, the haft with silver scrolling vine inlay, the bottom fitted with a ring - 29 1/2in (75cm) long; and a double-bladed axe with enfraved cartouches of flowers and birds, remains of silver inlaiy - 22in (56cm) lond and a finial acid-etched with inscription all over surface - 16 1/2in (42cm) (3)


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