Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Tabar (Battle Axe)
Dated: 19th century
Culture: Persia (Iran) - Qajar period (1779 -1925)
Medium: Iron, gold, silver
Measurements: full length - 82cm; blade length - 21.5cm
The Tabar is a battle axe which might display several different shapes of head. It might also occasionally conceal a small dagger inside the handle. Originally created as a weapon, it would become symbolic of power and authority when related to religion.
This piece is completely manufactured in iron with the head taking the shape of a crescent. It displays a large cartouche decorated with floral motifs, engraved and inlaid in gold. In the flaming counter-blade, it displays a Makara, an animal of Hindu mythology similar to a crocodile. It has a pyramid-shaped tip.

Source & Copyright: Caravana Collection 

Tabar (Battle Axe)

  • Dated: 19th century
  • Culture: Persia (Iran) - Qajar period (1779 -1925)
  • Medium: Iron, gold, silver
  • Measurements: full length - 82cm; blade length - 21.5cm

The Tabar is a battle axe which might display several different shapes of head. It might also occasionally conceal a small dagger inside the handle. Originally created as a weapon, it would become symbolic of power and authority when related to religion.

This piece is completely manufactured in iron with the head taking the shape of a crescent. It displays a large cartouche decorated with floral motifs, engraved and inlaid in gold. In the flaming counter-blade, it displays a Makara, an animal of Hindu mythology similar to a crocodile. It has a pyramid-shaped tip.

Source & Copyright: Caravana Collection 

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