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Turkish Turkic axe Tabar
Gold decorated surfaces
very rare type

Turkish Turkic Axe Tabar very rare type very fine condition gold embellished www.swordsantiqueweapons.com


A very fine and rare Turkic war axe, Tabar, 19th century.

This wonderful example is 59cms long, 15.5cms from cutting edge to hammer face, is 3.5cms thick and has a cutting edge of 12cms.
The axe head is fully decorated in gold floral and geometric designs to all surfaces. It is fitted with an iron collar above and below the head and carries another cap to the base of the haft.
Between these fittings is an iron support/grip bar with brass tack fittings. All surfaces of the iron fittings are decorated in a similar manner to the axe head.
The haft is a hard wood construction covered in a fine 'cloth'? covering. There is a small hole through the haft approx 2/3rds of the way along the the haft.

A very fine well preserved Turkic axe of very good quality and of a form rarely seen.