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Three Bronze Daggers

Auction:
2678B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2678B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 12, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Three Bronze Daggers, probably north west Persia, approximately 1st millennium BC, tapering blades, one with raised braid-pattern mid-rib and crescentic guard, one with raised mid-rib, the cylindrical grip molded with pairs of encircling ribs between the crescentic pommel and guard, and one with double-crescent pommel and shaped grip, blade with broad flattened mid-rib, lg. to 19 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

verdigris and malachite encrustation throughout, minor corrosion


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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mid-rib and crescentic guard, British Columbia

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