Illustration principale
Ritual axe, Dong Son
Dong Son culture, Vietnam, 400-200 BC

Length : 13,5 cm

Provenance : Pieter Compernol, Bangkok

Publication : "Art Of The Bronze Age In Southeast Asia"
(M. Doustar, 2014), n°26

A similar pediform axe decorated with human figures on a boat and a group of deers is in the Barbier-Mueller collection, illustrated in Le profane et le divin: Arts de l’Antiquité, Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva, 2008. Page 225 g.11.