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A LURISTAN BRONZE DISK
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION 
A LURISTAN BRONZE DISK

CIRCA 900-700 B.C.

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A LURISTAN BRONZE DISK
CIRCA 900-700 B.C.
The hammered disk slightly convex, decorated in repoussé and incised with a standing female figure depicted frontally, wearing a long pleated gown, the belt ties falling across her waist, a veil draped over her head and held at her sides, her oversized face with bulging almond-shaped eyes, the lashes radiating, the triangular nose merging with the finely-incised brows, a slit mouth and tapering pointed chin, the center-parted hair also finely incised, several rosettes in the field, perforated twice on each side for attachment
5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diameter
Provenance
Natasha Rambova Collection.
New York Private Collection.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 28 November 1990, lot 137.
with Safani Gallery, New York, 1998 (Acts of Faith, Idols of Ancient Cultures, no. 25b).
Exhibited
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.

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