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Lot 0164
**Originally Listed At $300**

Ancient Near East, Northwestern Iran, Luristan, ca. 1200 to 800 BCE. A gorgeous cast-bronze spear point with an elongated profile, a short tail end with a circular perforation, narrow shoulders near the top, and a wide, raised midrib running the length of both faces which gradually tapers to a point. While areas of the original golden-brown bronze are still visible, the surface is enveloped with light-brown and both pale- and dark-green patina. Size: 16.75" H (42.5 cm); 17.3" H (43.9 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: ex-John Piscopo collection, San Diego, California, USA

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Age-commensurate surface wear, minor nicks and roughness to blade edges, slight bending near blade tip and to overall form, with light earthen deposits and nice russet and green patina throughout.

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Luristan Bronze Spear Point - Ex-Piscopo

Estimate $600 - $800Feb 26, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA