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A GROUP OF NEAR EASTERN BRONZES
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A GROUP OF NEAR EASTERN BRONZES

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

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A GROUP OF NEAR EASTERN BRONZES
MAINLY 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER
Including a Luristan whetstone socket in the form of the forepart of an ibex, with forelegs tucked beneath the body and arched horns, a ram head protome emerging from its chest and an animal with long tail on its back, 4 in. (10 cm.) long; a Luristan bronze rattle-bell with linked chain, of openwork form with round pellet remaining, rattle 4 in. (10 cm.) long; a Luristan heavy cast bronze hinged bracelet, the top section decorated with raised stylized masks and humanoid faces with long noses, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam.; a torque or ring, the penannular ribbed hoop with feline and canine head terminals, 5½ in. (14 cm.); and a footed kohl jar, supported by three rampant ibex, three protomes in the form of recumbent ibex, and an associated pin with terminal in the form of two recumbent ibex with twisted horns, jar 3½ in. (9 cm.) high (9)
Provenance
Property from a Princely collection, acquired in the 1960s.

Item one: Sotheby's London, 17 July 1985, lot 121.
Special Notice

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage

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