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Lot 0082
**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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#128655

Condition

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.

Starting Bid

$250.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Luristan Bronze Spear Point - Ex-Piscopo

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Estimate $500 - $750
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