New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A EUROPEAN BRONZE AXE
late bronze age, circa 1300-1000 b.c.
The heavy, cast T-shaped axe with trunnions below the butt, the long blade tapering toward the straight cutting edge
8.3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) long
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
For a similar axe identified as Hallstatt, see fig. 32 in Smith, Guide to Antiquities of the Early Iron Age in the Department of British and Medieval Antiquities.
From Surrey to Sydney, 5 homes around the world created by titans of 20th-century architecture — all from Christie’s International Real Estate
PurseBop outlines the four stages that mark the evolution of an Hermès connoisseur, and the bags that accompany each