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Lot 0330
2nd millennium BC. A group of bronze weapons on a display stand comprising: a short sword with lentoid-section leaf-shaped blade, crescentic guard, flanged hilt; a tapering axehead with curved edge, four ribs to the socket and spur below. See Moorey, P.R.S. Ancient Bronzes From Luristan, London, 1974 and Khorasani, M.M. Arms and Armour from Iran. The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period, Tübingen, 2006 for discussion.1.4 kg total, sword: 43cm (17"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired London art market, 1970-1980.


Very fine condition.

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Luristan Dagger and Axehead Display

Estimate £900 - £1,200Feb 20, 2018