Socketed axe with geometric decoration

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Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1050-771 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 12.9 x 8.7 cm (5 1/16 x 3 7/16 in)
Geography
China, Ordos, Inner Mongolia
Notes
purportedly from Xunxian
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1934.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Type

Socketed axe

Keywords
casting, China, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Tonying and Company

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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