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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 10

    A GROUP OF NEAR EASTERN BRONZE FINIALS, ANIMALS AND KOHL JARS

    2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF NEAR EASTERN BRONZE FINIALS, ANIMALS AND KOHL JARS
    2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER
    Including a figure of a zebu, the large hump with suspension loop behind, mounted, 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) long; a pendant in the form of conjoined foreparts of a deer, 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) long; a strap or buckle terminal(?) in the form of an ibex standing on integral narrow base, mounted, 3½ in. (9 cm.) long; a 'Master-of-Animals' finial, janiform, the central column with stylized head with outstretched arms that grasp the necks of two flanking cocks, cock heads emerging below, 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high; three bronze kohl jars, each with associated pin with ibex head terminal; and another in frit, 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high max., all circa 2nd-1st millennium B.C. (10)


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    Provenance

    Property from a Princely collection, acquired in the 1960s.