9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
TWO ITALIC BRONZE SPEAR HEADS
CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
One lanceolate, tapering to a sharp tip, the faceted shaft hollow through as the midrib, perforated twice on each side for attachment; and one a boar spear, with straight sides tapering to a sharp point, the shaft hollow through the midrib, offset from the plain shaft with a lozenge-shaped hilt, angled forward toward the blade tip, incised stippling along the midrib, chevron at the base of the midrib, the shaft perforated twice for attachment
Longer: 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) long (2)
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with Korban Gallery, London, 1987.
English Private Collection.
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