Lot 1012

A splendid Ottoman axe head, 18th century

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A90aw | Live auction | 276 Lots

Description

Light, 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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General Information

The auction starts on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1276. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).