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Rare Sassanian Silver Sword Handle
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Central Asia, Sassanian (or Sasanian), ca. 5th to 6th century CE. Lovely silver handle in the form of a feline. Tongue extended, floral decorations along the length of the handle, raised florettes as the mane, braided harness around the head. Remains of iron blade inside. A gorgeous example! Size: 4.75" L (12.1 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Albanese collection

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#115723
Condition
Sword broken off long ago, else excellent
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Rare Sassanian Silver Sword Handle

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800
Aug 25, 2016
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Starting Price $500
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0058: Rare Sassanian Silver Sword Handle

Sold for $500
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Est. $1,200 - $1,800Starting Price $500
Antiquities | Ethnographic | Folk Art
Aug 25, 2016 11:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0058 Details

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Central Asia, Sassanian (or Sasanian), ca. 5th to 6th century CE. Lovely silver handle in the form of a feline. Tongue extended, floral decorations along the length of the handle, raised florettes as the mane, braided harness around the head. Remains of iron blade inside. A gorgeous example! Size: 4.75" L (12.1 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Albanese collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#115723
Condition
...
Sword broken off long ago, else excellent

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