26 mai 2011

A lot of a glaive and a halberd. Vietnam, 19th Century

A lot of a glaive and a halberd. Vietnam, 19th Century The first one having a long, curved, single-edged blade, engraved with floral motifs on the surface; the base in the shape of an in-the-round dragon, the blade coming out of its maws; tapering socket with rings. The halberd with and arrow-shaped cusp and a central, floral engraving, long neck with faceted knot, convex axe also engraved with floral motifs; at the base an in-the-round dragon's head, the beak in the shape of the animal's tail; rings at the socket. Both keep part... [Lire la suite]
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