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Large Songye Axe

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3099B
Lot:
162
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Large Songye Axe, the cylindrical shaft encased in copper sheets, with a large blade cast in openwork form with three linear segments, two with an abstract face on either side, the center segment with two faces, fine aged patina, lg. 14 1/2 in. (37.0 cm).
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Axes, Blade weapons, Camping equipment, Copper, Dagger-axe, Metalworking, Openwork, Patina, Songye people, Visual arts

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