An archaic bronze short sword Early Eastern Zhou dynasty, Bashu culture
Lot 498
An archaic bronze short sword
Early Eastern Zhou dynasty, Bashu culture
HK$ 80,000 - 120,000
US$ 10,000 - 15,000

Lot Details
An archaic bronze short sword
Early Eastern Zhou dynasty, Bashu culture
The elongated arrow-head shape ending at a pointed tip, the hilt with geometric patterns; the scabbard thinly cast to fit the weapon, the exterior with a main frieze featuring two entwined serpents flanked by three pair of wings, the rear with four pairs of loops for securing the bindings.
The sword 30.9cm long. (2).

Footnotes

  • 東周早期 巴蜀文化 青銅單削劍
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