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Northern Indian tabar (axe), 19th 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 brass, ornamented with a vegetal themed chisel work. It is finished by a lotus button which serves as a handle for a small dagger hidden inside it. Length: 56 cm; Axe’s Blade Length: 13 cm; Dagger’s Blade Length: 26 cm

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.

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.