London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
AN URARTIAN SHEET BRONZE HORSE HARNESS FRONTLET
EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
With vertical ridge in the centre, the lower section with chased friezes comprising a pair of confronting ibexes flanking a stylized tree, and above two further animals bordered by bands of incised zigzags and punched dots, attachment holes along lower edge and at the side, rolled suspension loop along top edge
10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high; 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) wide max.
Sold Christie's London, 25 April 2001, lot 36.
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