Sunday, September 18, 2022
LOT #59

Chinese / Tibetan Ceremonial and Ritual Weapon Assortment

(9) archaic style items including ge dagger axe having carved jade blade and bronze handle, bronze pole arm head having carved jade axe blade and bronze axe having carved jade / hardstone handle, all retaining collection labels; a carved jade axe having jade handle with bronze shaft and spearhead; a carved jade axe having bronze handle with inlaid adornments; as well as carved jade / hardstone weapons including straight blade, straight blade with crescent side blades, curved blade and axe; all having similar figural handles and each retaining collection labels

Estimate: $300 - $500

Hammer Price: $1,600

Dimensions: Width: 7 1/2 inches, Length: 10 1/2 inches (ge dagger axe (widest))

Condition: Very Good to Good, overall light to moderate wear consistent with material and normal use; light dirt / debris accumulation especially in recessed areas; moderate oxidation to bronze components throughout; jade-handled axe having some chips to axe blade; no major chips or cracks noted; bronze axe missing an adornment; hardstone curved blade having possible repair to tip; (2) items having chips to outer edge of handle; areas of slight weathering throughout

Disclaimers: The sticker affixed to this item was not confirmed by the Museum and is likely spurious; gemstone(s) tested on the heat conductivity scale; quality of gemstone(s) undetermined; we cannot guarantee that gemstone(s) have not been heat treated and filled, or that pearls / stones / gemstones are natural

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Sales Tax: California (7.250%), Florida (6.000%), Georgia (8.500%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), New Mexico (5.125%), New York (8.875%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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