A silver inlaid axe head

Item:
57
Region:
TurkeyTurkey & the Balkans
Type:
Miscellaneous
Description:
A silver inlaid axe head, Turkish or E European, 16th or 17th century. Of distinctive form, inlaid with stylised arabesques and pellets, the tang silver inlaid with Arabic inscription " 'amal Hasan " (i.e.the work of Hasan).
Metrics:
Cutting edge 4” (10cms) Maximum length 6¾” (17cms)
Price:
£2,200