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Bronze Age Staff Butt, Hair Ring and Jeweller's Hammer

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 700

Estimate
GBP (£) 140 - 180
EUR (€) 160 - 200
USD ($) 200 - 250
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £108 (EUR 122; USD 152)
BRONZE AGE STAFF BUTT, HAIR RING AND JEWELLER'S HAMMER

Circa 1,000-500 BC. A copper-alloy group comprising: a substantial cast staff butt with tubular shaft and heavy bulb finial; a coiled round-section wire hair-ring; a small cast hammer-head with circular perforation, one blunt and one fine striking surface. Copper-alloy, butt: 125 grams, 52 mm; ring: 22.0 grams, 29.3 mm; hammer: 15.8 grams, 51.7 mm. [3]

Condition
All in very fine condition, some roughening to the lower surface of the butt.

Provenance
Ex Willis collection, found Suffolk, England.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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