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88: A Chinese Warring States Dagger Axe

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Description

Early Chinese bronze! Ancient Chinese Warring States Dagger Axe (475 - 221 BC). A Ge or dagger ax of ancient China and dates to the Warring States period. This example is rather light weight and slender with a profile similar to swords from the same period. It is also sharp. These dagger axes were attached to the ends of long wooden poles and presumably swung at opponents in battle. Custom mount. 9-5/8" W x 6-1/2" H.

Provenance: Ex-private TX collection.

This lot will be sold not subject to a reserve. The starting price is the price at which the item can sell.

Condition

Choice with beautiful green brown patina, Custom Mounted.
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Estimate $600 – $900
Starting Bid $350
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