A rare Near Eastern Bronze Crescent Axehead, ca. 1100 - 900 BCE
cf: Moorey, P.R.S. "Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Adam collection" (London, 1974), page 43-45.
Condition: Professionally cleaned and stabilized revealing a fine red-brown surface with remaining areas of blue-green patina. Light pitting to the blade that does not detract, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall. Displayed on a custom lucite base.
Dimensions: Height: 7 5/8 inches (19.36 cm), Width: 4 inches (10.16 cm)
Provenance: Private Californian collection, acquired from Sands of Time in 2013, previously a private NYC collection, acquired from Royal Athena Gallery, NYC., 1980s.
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