June 12-13, 2019 Edged Weapon, Armor, & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/12/2019
The crescentic blade measures 8" overall, the fluke measures 6 - 1/4" and the central spear measuring 5 - 1/2", spear at base measuring 4 - 1/2". A blade of the axe inlaid with brass in Arabic calligraphy and etched as well with additional calligraphy. The fluke inlaid with brass and etched with calligraphy, the spear inlaid with a brass star and crescent and etched. The tubular haft inlaid with brass, etched, and damascened with silver. Bottom spike etched and damascened as well. A most impressive weapon for the collector or afficianado of Islamic arms and armor. CONDITION: Overall would rate very good with much silver damascening remaining, etching clear, and virtually no inlay missing.
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Value
Blade Length
8"
Overall Length
40"
Paperwork
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,230.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
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