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Axe

Provenance

07.660-664 were bought from Adolph Froschels, Berlin for 120 marks. Gift of Denman W. Ross, Nov. 14, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Safavid, probably 17th century

Object Place

Iran

Accession Number

07.660

Medium or Technique

Steel blade, cut, pierced, and damascened with gold; ivory handle with traces of gilding

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork