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    Massive Indo-Persian Axe.
    Approximately 39-inches in overall length. The Indo-Persian axe has a massive curved steel blade which is 5 1/2-inches deep and approximately 11-inches on the blade point to point. Decorated on both sides of blade and block with finely chiseled work, Arabic inscriptions and highlighted gold koftgari. The mallet/butt has a stylized dragon with an open mouth and movable serpent-like tongue. Twist point measures about 7-inches with great form. The shaft is approximately 29-inches and features a round to octagonal look silver inlays in 3 sections. Overall weight is approximately 5 pounds.

    Condition: In overall fine condition, with age wear present. Inlays on shaft are faint. Fine scratches overall due to storage and handling.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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