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Lot 0285
13th-6th century BC. A bronze horse bit comprising a square-section bit with scrolled ends, two lateral cast panels each a facing mythical beast on a hatched baseline, hooked wing to the back and loop between the crescent horns. See Legrain, L. Luristan Bronzes in the University Museum, Pennsylvania, 1934. 653 grams, 21cm (8 1/4"). From the private collection of a North West London lady; previously with a central London gallery; formerly acquired before 1990.


Fine condition.

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Luristan Horse Bit with Mythical Beasts

Estimate £1,800 - £2,400Sep 03