A LURISTAN BRONZE STANDARD FINIAL AND STAND
Circa 9th-7th Century B.C.
Well-modelled in the form of the "Master of the Animals", the janus-headed figure with additional heads on the torso and waist, gripping the necks of two lions with bird heads projecting from their necks, surmounted by a reel-shaped finial, on a tapering bell-shaped stand
16¾ in. (42.5 cm) high