Arms and Armour Online Auction

June 23, 2011

LOT 64

Lot 64

Luristan Bronze Axe Head, circa 600 BC and Arrow Head

Luristan Bronze Axe Head, circa 600 BC and Arrow Head
Lot 64 Details
Luristan Bronze Axe Head, circa 600 BC and Arrow Head

the axe with chanelled tang, twin lugs and narrow flaring blade , the arrowhead of leaf form the raised spine with incised cross hatch decoration
length 9" — 22.9 cm.

Estimate $150-$250

Realised: $1,080
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Property from the collection of Harrison M. Scheak, Toronto


axe as found, arrow burnished

LOT 64

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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