Lot 452

Tabarzine and Bazu Band Qajar
Iran, mid-19th century
Bronzed steel axe and arm guard with engraved decoration and gold inlay, the handle with round section. The heel is decorated with maqara, a mythical aquatic animal of India, both elephant trunk fish and crocodile.
L. of the axe: 80 cm; L. of the guard: 30 cm

A Qajar bronzed steel gold inlaid saddle-axe and arm guards, Iran, mid-19th century