Indian Mughal Cast and Engraved Bronze and Iron Sugar Axe
Indian Mughal Cast and Engraved Bronze and Iron Sugar Axe Indian Mughal Cast and Engraved Bronze and Iron Sugar Axe Indian Mughal Cast and Engraved Bronze and Iron Sugar Axe

Indian Mughal Cast and Engraved Bronze and Iron Sugar Axe

Ref: M2247

This tool is found in many forms throughout the near East. Sugar in that region was found in blocks or cones and tools such as this were used to scrape or chop portions. This one is fancifully crafted with inlaid glass beads, and applied figures of a stag's head and a bird.

19th century
W 11 D 2.5 H 6 in.
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