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Late Bronze Age - Three Miniature Socketted Axes

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 790

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 500
EUR (€) 340 - 570
USD ($) 420 - 700
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £368

LATE BRONZE AGE - THREE MINIATURE SOCKETTED AXES

Circa 1,200-800 BC. Two miniature 'Maure' type socketed axes with side loop and convex cutting edge; offered with a further miniature axe, its tapered body expanding to a curved cutting edge (3). 68 grams, 46 - 51 mm.

Condition
Fine condition, one with worn blade.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
Cf. J. Evans Bronze Age Implements; Lord McAlpine Antiquities from Europe and the Near East, p.104, 11.30.

Footnotes
'Maure' type socketed axes entered Britain at the end of the Late Bronze Age.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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