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Large Songye Axe

Auction:
3270T
Lot:
1156
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Auction:
Sale #3270T - 3270T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Large Songye Axe, the cylindrical shaft encased in copper sheets, with a large blade cast in openwork form with three linear segments, two with an abstract face on either side, the center segment with two faces, fine aged patina, lg. 14 1/2 in. (37.0 cm).
Estimate $20-200


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Axes, Blade weapons, Camping equipment, Copper, Dagger-axe, Metalworking, Openwork, Patina, Songye people, Visual arts