A splendid Ottoman axe head, 18th century
Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A90aw | Live auction | 276 Lots
DescriptionLight, strongly curved axe head chiselled and inlaid in silver on both sides, with likewise silver inlaid haft reinforcements. Fragment of the original curved ebony haft with ornamental rivets of brass and silver, respectively. An exceptionally finely crafted object of prestige for a Western Balkan local potentate from the Ottoman era. Size 15 x 16.5 cm.
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