• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 106

    A LURISTAN BRONZE AXEHEAD

    CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A LURISTAN BRONZE AXEHEAD
    CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
    With four long conjoined butt-spikes, 23.5 cm. long; six Luristan blades, three socketed, 24 cm. long max.; a sheet bronze attachment in the form of an 'eye' idol decorated in repoussé with concentric circles and stippled dots; and four Luristan bronze pins, 29.2 cm. long max. (12)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.