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Iranian Leaf-Shaped Bronze Spearhead, ex-Piscopo

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Iranian Leaf-Shaped Bronze Spearhead, ex-Piscopo

Lot 0281 Details

Description
Modern-day Iran, ca. 1200 to 1100 BCE. This is a leaf-shaped bronze spearhead with a narrow tang ending in a right angle; the tang would have been wrapped in a perishable material like wood or leather. At some point in antiquity, someone drilled two small holes through the ridge of the blade. Size: 8.3" L x 1.75" W (21.1 cm x 4.4 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Estate of John Piscopo. Mr. Piscopo was one of the largest collectors of ancient weapons in the US with a collection that spanned all cultures, all ages.

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#112376
Condition
Heavy patina but shape is still clear.
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Iranian Leaf-Shaped Bronze Spearhead, ex-Piscopo

Estimate $300 - $450
Jul 14, 2016
Starting Price $150
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0281: Iranian Leaf-Shaped Bronze Spearhead, ex-Piscopo

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Est. $300 - $450Starting Price $150
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Thu, Jul 14, 2016 11:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0281 Details

Description
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Modern-day Iran, ca. 1200 to 1100 BCE. This is a leaf-shaped bronze spearhead with a narrow tang ending in a right angle; the tang would have been wrapped in a perishable material like wood or leather. At some point in antiquity, someone drilled two small holes through the ridge of the blade. Size: 8.3" L x 1.75" W (21.1 cm x 4.4 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Estate of John Piscopo. Mr. Piscopo was one of the largest collectors of ancient weapons in the US with a collection that spanned all cultures, all ages.

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#112376
Condition
...
Heavy patina but shape is still clear.

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