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LOT 0914

Estimate
GBP (£) 3,000 - 4,000
EUR (€) 3,560 - 4,750
USD ($) 3,880 - 5,170

NEAR EASTERN MESOPOTAMIAN CALCITE DECORATIVE POMMEL
2ND MILLENNIUM BC
1 3/4" (24 grams, 43 mm).

A carved pommel with addorsed heads and central piercing to accept the tang; each head carved with aquiline features; one head with inserted glass eyes, the others absent; drilled sockets to the upper surfaces (for hair inserts); old accession number '95.6' to the underside.

PROVENANCE:
Ex Robin Symes Gallery, Mayfair, London; acquired 1995, cat. no.1534.

CONDITION