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Central Asia, Bronze Age, ca. 10th to 7th century BCE. An elegant cast bronze axe head of simple form, with a long, straight, rectangular blade and a round socket with a single raised thin triangle of bronze on the opposite side from the blade. Size: 4.45" L (11.3 cm); 4.8" H (12.2 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private Stagecoach, Nevada, USA collection; acquired from 1985 to present from galleries such as Arte Primitivo, Art For Eternity, Butterfields, and Riverbend Gallery

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Very light encrustation covering the surface, with a mottled, dark green patina. What appears to be a casting flaw is along at the upper tip of the blade. Beautifully preserved form.

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Central Asian Bronze Axe Head - Ex Arte Primitivo

Estimate $400 - $600Jan 18, 2018
Artemis Gallerybadge TOP RATED
Louisville, CO, USA