An archaic bronze spear ornament Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period | 東周春秋時期 青銅龍紋杆飾
An archaic bronze spear ornament
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period
finely cast in form of an archaistic dragon, with a geometric scrolling pattern and a small aperture on either side, the interior hollow
17.7 cm, 7 in.
Rare férule de lance en bronze incisé, dynastie des Zhou de l'Est, époque Printemps et Automne
17.7 公分， 7 英寸
Overall in good condition.
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Collection of Asher Eskenazi. By repute, acquired from Treasures gallery, Hong Kong, ca. 1990.