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A LATE SAFAVID CARVED, PIERCED AND ENGRAVED STEEL SUGAR AXE
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A LATE SAFAVID CARVED, PIERCED AND ENGRAVED STEEL SUGAR AXE

IRAN, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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A LATE SAFAVID CARVED, PIERCED AND ENGRAVED STEEL SUGAR AXE
IRAN, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Comprising an octagonal shaft piercerd with reciprocal trefoil motifs above the pierced hanging loop, the middle shaft with waisted elements, the upper shaft with two elaborate pierced blocks with arabesque designs and stylised birds' heads, the blade mounted perpendicular to the shaft pierced in the centre with a panel of arabesque interlace, the upper surface engraved with a bird combat panel, the reverse with an octagonal hammer-head, slight oxidation, surface cleaned
12¼in. (30.8cm.) long
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