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A Fine Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

Cavalry man were equipped with a so called ‘saddle axe’ or local named ‘Tabar Zin’. They come in different shapes and decoration. This old plain version shows traces of use and ware which indicates it was likely actually used.

Persia (Iran), 18th century

Materials: Steel, Wood, Leather

Status: Available

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

Description

Saddle axes come in different shapes and styles. The Persian examples can be engraved, gilded, or just plain like this example. The front has a widening blade which is sharpened on both side. The tapering axe head ends in a square shaped back. The shaft is made of wood, covered in red leather and reinforced with a steel langet. The langet is attached with three screws into the shaft. The handle and top are made of hexagonal steel bars.

The axe is stamped with a teardrop shaped makers mark with Farsi script ‘عباس’ meaning ‘Abbas’.
An Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

Condition: Very good, some ware of use which is in accordance to it’s age.

Dimensions:
Axehead: 12 x 7.6cm
Shaft: 35cm
Total length: 38.8cm

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

 

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

 

A Persian Tabar Zin battle axe

Copyright by Peter Andeweg – 2020

 

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