Ending 30th Jun, 2024 16:00

Olympia Timed: Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria June 2024

 
  Lot 536
 

536

A SOUTH INDIAN CEREMONIAL HATCHET (ARUVAL), 18TH/19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY KERALA

formed entirely of copper alloy, with hatchet blade fitted with seven rattles along the back-edge, decorated with raised linear moulding and scrolls at the forte on each face, hilt extending over the forte with a pair of small shaped langets, figure-of-eight shaped guard of low V-section,. Cylindrical grip decorated with a trellis design, and large disc pommel fitted with five further rattles, 36.0 cm overall

Roy Elvis catalogue number L04

Provenance

Roy Elvis (1944 – 2022)

Sold for £220


 

formed entirely of copper alloy, with hatchet blade fitted with seven rattles along the back-edge, decorated with raised linear moulding and scrolls at the forte on each face, hilt extending over the forte with a pair of small shaped langets, figure-of-eight shaped guard of low V-section,. Cylindrical grip decorated with a trellis design, and large disc pommel fitted with five further rattles, 36.0 cm overall

Roy Elvis catalogue number L04

Provenance

Roy Elvis (1944 – 2022)

Auction: Olympia Timed: Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria June 2024, ending 30th Jun, 2024

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