26 - 27 October 2004
A PERSIAN BRONZE PENDANT WITH DOVES
CIRCA 900 B.C.
The pendant with four triangular fins protruding from base of central shaft, each surmounted by a seated dove, another dove with suspension loop atop the shaft, mounted; and a Persian bronze figure of a bird in flight, with outstretched neck, globular eyes, and wings curving back in a crescent, attachment loop on the underside, circa 7th Century B.C.
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high and 1 7/8 in. (4.6 cm.) long respectively (2)
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Animals, 1986, II, no. 22; and Animals, 1981, I, no. 35 respectively.
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