Requires Photography

Axe

Persian
Safavid
probably 17th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

Length: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.660

Medium or Technique

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

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

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