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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    AN INDIAN PULWAR; A TALWAR; AND A PERSIAN LARGE AXE

    THE FIRST TWO 17TH/18TH CENTURY; THE LAST 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN INDIAN PULWAR; A TALWAR; AND A PERSIAN LARGE AXE
    THE FIRST TWO 17TH/18TH CENTURY; THE LAST 19TH CENTURY
    The first with Persian blade and russet iron hilt with monsters' head quillon terminals; the axe blade with large convex cutting edge, both sides cut with a pious invocation arranged as a cartouche bordered in silver, and on a robust wooden haft
    The first 28 1/8in (71.4cm) blade (3)


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