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Near Eastern Luristan Horse Bit

Antiquities - Western Asiatic


LOT 800

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,800
EUR (€) 1,360 - 2,040
USD ($) 1,670 - 2,510
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Price (+bp): £990 (EUR 1,121; USD 1,381)
NEAR EASTERN LURISTAN HORSE BIT
Luristan: Bronze Age, circa 1250-650 BC

A bronze horse-bit comprising a square-section bar with loop terminals, the cheek pieces cast in the form of horses, with long tails and reins depicted and having two loops at the top. Copper-alloy, 560 grams, 20 cm rod width, horse 13 cm x 10 cm (8").

Condition
Fine condition.

Provenance
London collection; acquired in the 1950's.

Literature
See L. Legrain, Luristan Bronzes in the University Museum, pl. XX, etc.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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