A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty

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Lot 3300
A group of four archaic bronze swords
Warring States to Han dynasty

US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£ 800 - 1,200

Asian Decorative Arts

13 Oct 2015, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Property from a San Francisco Estate
A group of four archaic bronze swords
Warring States to Han dynasty
The first comprised of a thin and long blade terminating in an asymmetric point and suspended by a ovoid loop shaped pommel, covered in uniform areas of green verdigris; the remaining three of similar elaborate shape comprised of handles covered in small bosses below three levels of spiked cross guards and above cube shaped pommels covered in verdigris and traces of lapis, supporting flattened obelisk-shaped blades uniformly corroded by oxidation and earthen adhesions.
30in (76cm) approximate length of each
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A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
A group of four archaic bronze swords Warring States to Han dynasty
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