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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EMIL HULTMARK (1872-1943)

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE AXE BLADE, GE
HAN DYNASTY OR EARLIER
Estimate
30,00040,000
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EMIL HULTMARK (1872-1943)

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE AXE BLADE, GE
HAN DYNASTY OR EARLIER
Estimate
30,00040,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Works of Art from the Collection of Emil Hultmark

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AN ARCHAIC BRONZE AXE BLADE, GE
HAN DYNASTY OR EARLIER
the L-shaped blade with bevelled edges and pierced with three rectangular apertures, the handle incised with a swirling motif to each side and similarly pierced with an aperture, the bronze patinated to a pale greyish-green colour with a smooth surface
19.2 cm, 7 1/2  in.
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Provenance

Collected in Xi'an prior to 1942, by repute.
Collection of Emil Hultmark (1872-1943), and thence by descent in the family.

Exhibited

Emil Hultmarks Samling [Emil Hultmark Collection], Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 1942, possibly cat. no. 560.

Chinese Works of Art from the Collection of Emil Hultmark

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Hong Kong