August 18 & 19, 2020 Edged Weapons, Armor, & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/18/2020
Indian pierced iron elephant goad or ankus. These hooks are used by the mahout (the keepers, trainers, and drivers of elephants) to control elephants. Thick double-edged point, with openwork center panel and reinforced thickened tip. To one side protrudes a recurved hook, also with reinforced thickened tip. The center panel is elaborately pierced and engraved. The tapering ribbed steel handle is divided into sections. Pommel consists of a brass butt piece in the shape of a stylized elephant. CONDITION: Excellent, metal is smooth with a grey surface. DG

Item Dimensions: Length: 22".
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Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,800.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500
Number Bids: 16
Auction closed on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.
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