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Bronze Age Luristan Bronze Zoomorphic Pins

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Eastern


LOT 518

Estimate
GBP (£) 260 - 340
EUR (€) 300 - 390
USD ($) 360 - 480
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Price (+bp): £225 (EUR 256; USD 314)
BRONZE AGE LURISTAN BRONZE ZOOMORPHIC PINS

Circa 1,250-650 BC. A mixed group of cast bronze pins with zoomorphic terminals above a ribbed section; two waterfowl with folded wings; one recumbent quadruped with open jaws (lion?); one beast-head with protrusive eyes, bulbous muzzle and recurved ears (horse?); one beast-head with sleek profile and straight horns (ibex?). 134 grams total, 140-182 mm. [5]

Condition
Very fine condition, complete.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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