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Large Luristan Bronze Ceremonial Axe Head

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Lot 0066 Details

Description
Luristan; ca. 1000-800 BC. A nice classic example of the type. Custom stand.

9.25" (23.5 cm)

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby’s, London in 1997.
Condition
Very good.
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Large Luristan Bronze Ceremonial Axe Head

Estimate $500 - $1,500Oct 06, 2018
Starting Price $250
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