11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 23,750
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A EUROPEAN BRONZE SWORD
SOUTH-CENTRAL EUROPE, BRONZE AGE, CIRCA 12TH-10TH CENTURY B.C.
The lanceolate blade inserted into the separately-cast hilt, the blade with a peaked midrib, the edges serrated toward the hilt, lentoid in section, the baluster-shaped grip with three raised bands, incised with dotted scrolling and hatching along the length, the edges riveted on either side, the knobbed pommel incised with concentric circles and dots on the exterior, rows of dots on the underside
28 in. (71.1 cm.) long (2)
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Molly Morse Limmer
Dr. M, Germany, 1990s.
with Safani, New York, 2005.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III
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