The Tabar was widely used through out Persia, The Ottoman Empire and India in the 17th and 18th C. Our Tabar is from the Punjab Sate of India. These wood haft Saddle Axe were favored by the Horse Warriors of the various tribes that populated the rugged mountains in the area which reaches from Punjab to Afghanistan and south to Iran. The very term Tabar means Saddle Axe. The metal on this Tabar is dark with age.There are six pyramid forms stamped on each side, forward of the neck. The neck is inlayed with three brass stripes and there are remnants of four inlays at the back of the socket. The wood haft is dark with age but sound. We have not cleaned the blade during it's thirty years in our collection. The overall length is 16.
The blade is 6 x 4 3/4. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Tactical Axes & Hatchets". The seller is "culturaltreasures" and is located in this country: US.
This item can be shipped to United States.