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Battle axe

Battle axe

  • Place of origin:

    Kashmir (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel mounted on wood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Biddulph in accordance with the wishes of the late Colonel John Biddulph

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Battle axe, with a triangular steel blade with a wooden haft with a roughly pointed tip

Place of Origin

Kashmir (made)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Steel mounted on wood

Object history note

As originally arranged and displayed in Exhibition Road Indian Museum galleries until 1955, with some additions while in storage, case F.697

Descriptive line

Battle axe, steel blade on a wooden haft, Shin Kashmir, 19th century


Arms & Armour


South & South East Asia Collection

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