A large dagger-axe on original pole and binding, ge
Mid Warring States, Chu style
The bevelled blade with pointed tip, with three rectangular piercings in the hu and one circular piercing in the na, the blade originally decorated with gold/silver speckling on bronze now obscured by patina, featuring a simple armorial percée design cast into the na by lost-wax process, mounted on an original pole with original bindings.
Chinese Works of Art
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