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Lot 44: Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Dagger

Ancient / Ethnographic From Around The World

by ArtemisGallery LIVE

27 October 2016

Louisville, CO, USA

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  • Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Dagger
  • Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Dagger
  • Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Dagger
  • Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Dagger
  • Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Dagger
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Description: China, Han Dynasty, ca. 206 BCE to 220 CE. A large, heavy, cast bronze dagger or large spear point with a raised, rounded ridge. By the time of the Han Dynasty, weaponry used in battle was made of iron or steel; bronze daggers were made specifically for funerary purposes, to demonstrate the wealth and prowess of the deceased. Size: 10.9" L x 1.45" W (27.7 cm x 3.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Camocho collection

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Condition Report: Small crack near end of blade; tang is broken off. Nicks and losses to blade as shown with some encrusted patina.

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