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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 12

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

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

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    Estimate

    A GROUP OF NEAR EASTERN BRONZE FINIALS, ANIMALS AND KOHL JARS
    2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER
    Including a pendant in the form of conjoined foreparts of a deer, 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long; a figure of a goat with incised details on the horns and body, mounted, 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) long; a finial in the form of two rampant felines holding a stylized human head in their forepaws, their tails terminating in feline heads, mounted, 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high; a frit kohl jar with associated bronze pin with terminal in the form of a recumbent ibex, 6¼ in. (16 cm.) incl. pin; and a bronze kohl jar with associated pin, the terminal surmounted by a ram, two horizontal bars below with perching birds and two felines crouching on the pin shaft, 6 7/8 in. (17.6 cm.) high, all circa 2nd-1st millennium B.C. (8)


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    Provenance

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