Ancient Amlash Bronze Sword Caspian Sea Area Early 1st Millennium. B.C.

$2,700.00
Quantity available: 1

A rare ancient, ca. 10th–8th century B.C. North-Western Asiatic “Amlash” bronze sword from Caspian Sea area,

DETAILS: The hilt formed of two segments, a grip of square section, and the disk pommel extended to conical molding. The elliptical penannular guard holds a double-edged tapering blade with a flattened central rib.

REFERENCES:

A comparable sword is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Which can also be viewed online.

A rare ancient, ca. 10th–8th century B.C. North-Western Asiatic “Amlash” bronze sword from Caspian Sea area,

DETAILS: The hilt formed of two segments, a grip of square section, and the disk pommel extended to conical molding. The elliptical penannular guard holds a double-edged tapering blade with a flattened central rib.

REFERENCES:

A comparable sword is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Which can also be viewed online. Please see the links below:

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/32...

A similar sword is published in the book "The Art of Ancient Iran: Copper and Bronze" by Houshang Mahboubia. Page: 310 -No.392.
We will provide the buyer with photocopies of the pages from the mentioned references and a certificate of authenticity.

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 55.5 cm (21.65 inches).
WEIGHT: 632 grams.

CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, with a lovely green patina and earth encrustation, the blade slightly bent with some notches on the edges.
Since the pictures were taken in the studio lighting, the sword is darker and not as light and glitter as in the photos.


Provenance: From an old Canadian collection formed in the 1980s.

 

A similar sword is published in the book "The Art of Ancient Iran: Copper and Bronze" by Houshang Mahboubia. Page: 310 -No.392.
We will provide the buyer with photocopies of the pages from the mentioned references and a certificate of authenticity.

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 55.5 cm (21.65 inches).
WEIGHT: 632 grams.

CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, with a lovely green patina and earth encrustation, the blade slightly bent with some notches on the edges.
Since the pictures were taken in the studio lighting, the sword is darker and not as light and glitter as in the photos.


Provenance: From an old Canadian collection formed in the 1980s.

Item Details

Reference #:
A51x
Quantity
1
Category
Antiquities
SubCategory
Metal
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
10th–8th century B.C.
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material
Bronze Sword