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Dian Kingdom Sword 2

Dian Kingdom Sword 2


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1372789

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Circa Spring and Autumn to Eastern Han Dynasty period (400 BCE- 100 CE) bronze sword handle with iron blade from the Dian Kingdom, Yunnan. L: 38cm/14.9in. Condition as pictured. The Dian culture was a fierce non Chinese Kingdom living North Central Yunnan Province. Please note last enlargements #5 & #6 for traces of decorative curved embellishments which seem to something more then a random pattern.