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Lot 2214
Copper Hoard Culture, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India, mid-2nd millennium BC. A substantial round-section copper bar developing to a rectangular-section finial, curved and rounded blade. See Yule, P. The Bronze Age Metalwork of India, Prähistorische Bronzefunde XX, München, 1985 for discussion. 2.4 kg, 46.5cm (18 1/4"). Property of a West London gentleman; previously in an important weapons collection formed in the 1980s and early 1990s. Some Copper Hoard items have been assigned a ritual rather than practical function (Yule: 1985"). [No Reserve]

Condition

Fine condition. Extremely rare.

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