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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 151

    A GROUP OF SEVEN NORTH-WEST PERSIAN BRONZE DAGGERS

    CIRCA LATE 2ND/EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF SEVEN NORTH-WEST PERSIAN BRONZE DAGGERS
    CIRCA LATE 2ND/EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Including four with openwork hilts with pattern of rectangles, crescentic guards and blades with wide midribs; another similar, with cylindrical hilt; and two with hilts recessed and pierced for attachment of inlays (now missing)
    23½ in. (60 cm.) long max. (7)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private collection, acquired prior to 1979.