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Ergebnis:
1.200,00 EUR
Gebote:
3


SEVEN BRONZE DAGGER-AXE BLADES, GE
China, late Shang – early Zhou dynasty

One with an incised stylized arrow.

30,5 cm the largest

Provenance : Fabrizio Savi collection, acquired from Anthony J. Allen, Auckland, New Zealand, between 995 and 2000.


The dagger-axe has been for many centuries the most important of the weapons available to the Chinese army. It consists of a double blade inserted trought the tang on a wooden stick, and had devastating effects especially when handled by a man on a charriot.



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