856
856
A BRONZE DAGGER (GE)
SHANG DYNASTY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
856
A BRONZE DAGGER (GE)
SHANG DYNASTY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A BRONZE DAGGER (GE)
SHANG DYNASTY
the tapered, pointed blade cast below two projecting tabs, the nei cast intaglio on both sides with a taotie mask, with heavy malachite encrustations likely obscuring a median ridge on the blade
Length 9 1/8  in., 23.2 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Roman Vishniac (1897-1990).

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