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Luristan Bronze Pin with Rounded Head, 1000-750 BC

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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 160

Luristan Bronze Pin with Rounded Head, 1000-750 BC
Luristan bronze pin with a rounded knob-like head set on a thickened area with incised geometric decoration.
For related items cf. no. 148-150 in: J. Rickenbach. Magier mit Feuer und Erz. Zurich 1992.
For a related example formerly in the Godard collection cf. fig. 164 in: Eric De Waele. Bronzes du Luristan et d’Amlash. Louvain-La-Neuve 1982.
Bronze
L. 12.7 cm (5 in)
Luristan, 1000-750 BC
Tip of the pin missing, otherwise intact and of pristine condition. Superb malachite green patina with soil deposits in places.
Swiss art market (data will be disclosed to the buyer)

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