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Luristan Bronze Pin w. Geometric Décor, 2nd/1st Mil BC

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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 160

Luristan Bronze Pin w. Geometric Décor, 2nd/1st Mil BC
Luristan bronze pin with slightly flattened nail-shaped head. The top finely decorated with bands of delicately chiselled geometric ornaments.
For related items cf. no. 140-142 in: J. Rickenbach. Magier mit Feuer und Erz. Zurich 1992.
For a related example formerly in the Godard collection cf. fig. 151 in: Eric De Waele. Bronzes du Luristan et d’Amlash. Louvain-La-Neuve 1982.
Bronze
L. 15.3 cm (6 in)
Luristan, 2nd/1st millennium BC
Intact with mineralized spots. Malachite green patina showing soil deposits in places.
Swiss art market (data will be disclosed to the buyer)

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