Rare Ancient 1200-800 B.C. North-Western Asiatic Bronze Sword Dagger

$2,500.00
Quantity available: 1

Rare Ancient North-Western Asiatic - Caspian Sea area short bronze sword - dagger of rare form, ca.1200-800 B.C. This is a very, well-formed, and finally cast by the lost wax process bronze sword.

DETAILS: The solid bronze hilt of oval form interrupted by double rings with elliptical pommel, extended on the ricasso to the bronze bolsters in the form of the animal heads.

Sturdy blade finely cast with a tapering double-edged blade with a pronounced central rib and flattened flanks.

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 32.8 cm (12.91 inches)

WEIGHT: 320 grams
 

CONDITION: In remarkable condition, showing the age and usage, with a lovely dark brown patina and green incrustations.

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

Item Details

Reference #:
A42x
Quantity
1
Category
Antiquities
SubCategory
Metal
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
1200-800 B.C.
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material
Bronze