Decorative Indo-Persian Battle Axe, Late 19th C


Featuring 4 1/4″ crescent-shaped axe blade with serrated edges. Blade is attached by
rivets to a detailed brass bird with spread wings, which in turn is attached to a three-
dimensional bird-shaped final on the end of the browned tapering round steel shaft. The
base final is brass in the shape of a turbaned male head with open mouth. Overall length
19 7/8″. Excellent condition, showing only minor wear. Very high quality unique piece with
a wicked cutting edged.