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Axe

Dagger

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Object Number:
84-21-2
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Warring States
Date Made:
Warring States
Early Date:
-475
Late Date:
-221
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Bronze
Copper Alloy
Technique:
Cast
Description:
Bronze dagger axe. Blade with extension and long tang. Bevelled edge on both sides of blade and part of tang. T-shaped cross section at juncture of blade and tang with three rectangular holes on blade side. Single hole in tang. Pale green patina.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988)
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The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1983. Important Chinese Works of Art: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Bull. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 28
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