Northern Indian tabar (axe), century, crescent shaped head with a brass covered steel blade decorated with engraved arabesque motifs The counter blade has an elephant surrounded by tigers made of forged brass. The handle is completely covered in bras
Indian khanjar, 19th century, steel, jade, gold, ruby, emerald, diamond, silver, pearl, wood, velvet, H. with sheath 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); H. without sheath 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm); H. of blade 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); D. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); Wt. 18.9 oz. (535.8 g); Wt. of sheath 2.9 oz. (82.2 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.