axe



axe

Summary

Blade springing from an elephant's and tiger's head. It carries a knife concealed in it of which the blade is 10.7cm long. The whole is engraved with a silver and gilt raised pattern and set with glass jewels. The sheath is gilt with raised floral pattern and architectural forms.


Object Name

axe

Date Created

c1800 - c1850

Dimensions

blade - length: 15.2cm
handle - length: 34.3cm
Whole: 49.5

accession number

1910.15.124

Place of creation

Kachchh

Medium

Credit

Bequeathed by Earl Egerton

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