• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 62

    A CASPIAN BRONZE SPEAR HEAD

    BRONZE AGE, CIRCA LATE 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A CASPIAN BRONZE SPEAR HEAD
    BRONZE AGE, CIRCA LATE 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
    The blade tapering to the sharp rounded tip, with a pronounced peaked midrib, the shaft square in section, each side with stippled triangles alternating with dotted triangles, hatching along the edges, the shaft flanged at its end and extending to the bent button tang
    13¾ in. (24.9 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    New York Private Collection, 1990s.
    with Antiquarium, New York, 2006.


    Saleroom Notice

    This lot may not be exported out of the United States without first receiving an export license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III