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Fine 19th C. Indian Sindh or Oudh Bhuj (भुज) Axe Sword

Fine 19th C. Indian Sindh or Oudh Bhuj (भुज) Axe Sword

( ID: ia1239 )

A fine example of an early 19th C. bhuj or dagger axe.  This example is of a well known form of a very high level of quality with sculptural design in the form of an armed hunter lancing a tiger or other big cat.   The bhuj (Devanāgarī: भुज) is a type of knife or dagger from western India. It is commonly called an axe-knife, because the blade is fixed onto an axe-like haft. The weapon takes its name from the city of Bhuj in the Kachchh district of the state of Gujarat, where it is said to have originated The Bhuj is short, broad, stout, and heavy, with a mild curve. This...

Price: $3,600
Fine 18th C. Southern Indian Deccan Tribal Tabar Axe

Fine 18th C. Southern Indian Deccan Tribal Tabar Axe

( ID: ia928 )

A fine example of a known type that can be attributed to south India, possibly Tanjore or Mysore. This example has a finely forged and sculptural axehead inlaid with brass decoration.  The counter spike is finely formed with a scaled form and upswept square stepped form.  The handle is fine red wood mounted with brass rosettes and an iron reinforcing rod. Overall length is 22", axehead is 7" in length. ...

Price: $1,900
19th C. Maori New Zealand War Axe Toki Kakauroa or Turipou Circa 1845-1872 Maori Land Wars

19th C. Maori New Zealand War Axe Toki Kakauroa or Turipou Circa 1845-1872 Maori Land Wars

( ID: ka692 )

A fine and early example of a 19th C. circa 1845-1872 Maori war axe. These were the favored weapons of the feared Maori warriors during the attempted consolidation of the North and South Island by the British during the Maori Land Wars of. These examples were called Toki Kakauroa or turipou and were related other Maori war clubs and axes pouwkenua, tewhatewha, taiaha, and patiti. This example has a fine but aged axe head with the remains of the European or English trade maker name. The finely grained and patinaed haft is made of dark hardwood with some attractive carving at the top o...

Price: $1,800
Rare OVERSIZED early 19th C. Qajar Bullhead Mace with silver overlay

Rare OVERSIZED early 19th C. Qajar Bullhead Mace with silver overlay

( ID: ma462 )

A fine and quite rare in this size and quality Qajar bullhead mace. This example is very well formed and has been mounted on a small black wire stand, where it displays very well. A very fine example of this type. Dimensions 10" X 8" X 6". Very large proportions PLEASE CLICK ON THUMBNAIL TO SEE MORE IMAGES ...

Price: $1,800