Forged iron head with crescent form backswept bit and faceted socket. The socket face with a tooled disk cap. 28" length. Slightly oval section wood haft painted with tantric motifs in abstract form comprising three segments, the central with a subdivider. Wonderful patina throughout. The head with brown surface rusting and some original forging imperfections. The haft with rich glossy patina over age graining with old splinter behind the socket. Colorful and rare variation.