Lot 1045

A Persian gold-inlaid tabar (battle axe), 18th century

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A89aw | Live auction | 322 Lots


The sturdy axe blade made of wootz-Damascus, the central section and the rear hammer head lightly chased. The head, upper and lower surfaces with fine floral gold inlays, calligraphic cartouches on the hammer face and the sides. The inlays slightly rubbed in places. The round wooden stock with a three-part cover of floral, hammered sheet bronze. A tiny defect on the left, underneath the axe head. Length 61 cm.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 322 lots and starts on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1322. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.