ANTIQUE CEREMONIAL BRONZE AXE-SHAPED PLATE. An rare and unusual antique bronze item in a vaguely axe shaped form, similar in shape to a Burmese kyizi gong (flat temple bell). This plate, with a blunt edge, has three fixing holes – countersunk on one side to allow for surface mounting. It also resembles an antique herb chopper, but it does not have a sharp edge. Date: 19th century Condition: Surface verdigris and some distortion to the plate. Dimensions: Width: 13 cm 5? ” Height: 11.5 cm (4 ½”) Thickness: 0.3 cm? Weight: 192 g (0.423 lb) Stock number: 3181. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\South-East Asian”. The seller is “showpiece-antiques” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Southeast Asian
- Product: Ceremonial axe-shape plate
- Age: 1800-1849
- Primary Material: Bronze
- Antique: Yes
- Original/Repro: Antique Original