19th century and companion to the last helmet. Iron, 26 5/8” length with tubular haft and spherical horned head detailed as a devil with modeled facial features. Flared collar below. Decorated overall with bold foliage, the haft in a spiral pattern. Specifically associated with the helmet previously described, battle axes from this group are known as well. Excellent and evidently from the court of a historic ruler of Goa, carrying on with as little contact and influence from the Portuguese government as possible.
Stock Number: FNS4076

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