Lot 38: Western Asia Bronze Axe
27 October 2016
Louisville, CO, USALive Auction
Western Asia, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BCE. A beautiful geometric example of a bronze axe, with a long, narrow blade, and a gorgeously-shaped ovoid socket ending in a small, round butt. A definite contender in the category of weapons as art, this piece comes with a custom stand. Size: 7.25" L (18.4 cm)
Provenance: Ex-Estate of John Piscopo. Mr. Piscopo was one of the largest collectors of ancient weapons in the US with a collection that spanned all cultures, all ages.
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Condition Report: Some encrustation and a uniform green patina.