Europe, possibly Germany, Bronze Age, ca. 1500 BCE. A curved bronze blade with a gorgeous green patina. The external side shows pronounced ribs that continue to the haft; the other side is flat. This example comes from esteemed collection of the late John Piscopo, a knowledgeable connoisseur with a keen eye. During his lifetime, Mr. Piscopo amassed an impressive ensemble of swords, knives, axes, daggers, and other weapons from all over the world. Size: 4.25" L x 7.25" W (10.8 cm x 18.4 cm)
Condition: Expected surface wear with beautiful green and brown patina. Old break at haft.
Provenance: Ex- John Piscopo Collection, San Diego, CA
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