London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
TWO NORTH-WEST PERSIAN BRONZE SHIELD TONDI
EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
Each tondo of convex form with raised central knop, ornamented with concentric bands of embossed geometric motifs with dot-punched outlines, pairs of attachment holes on the rim
11 7/8 in. (30.1 cm.) and 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) diam. respectively (2)
Item one: sold Christie's New York, 14 June 1996, lot 61.
Item two: acquired from Robin Symes Ltd., London, 1989.
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