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Lot 0041A
**Originally Listed At $200**

Central Asia, Bactria-Margiana (BMAC), ca. 1st millennium BCE. A cast bronze pommel with a lead interior, its surface studded with repeated incised concentric circle motifs, and the remains of a bronze or possibly iron tang in one side. The heavy weight of this piece was probably to provide a counterweight to a dagger or short sword. Size: 0.95" W x 0.75" H (2.4 cm x 1.9 cm)

Provenance: private Orange County, California, USA collection

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Nicely preserved motifs on the surface, with a smooth, dark green patina and encrustations in the lower profile areas.

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Bactrian Bronze / Lead Pommel - Incised Dots

Estimate $400 - $600Feb 1, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA