Luristan bronze pin with a rounded nail-shaped head set on a thickened area with bulges and bands of incised geometric decoration.
For related items cf. no. 143-147 in: J. Rickenbach. Magier mit Feuer und Erz. Zurich 1992.
For related (a bit finer) examples formerly in the Godard collection cf. fig. 166-167 in: Eric De Waele. Bronzes du Luristan et dâ€™Amlash. Louvain-La-Neuve 1982.
L. 12.7 cm (5 in)
Luristan, 1000-750 BC
Intact and of pristine condition. Malachite green patina with soil deposits in places.
Swiss art market (data will be disclosed to the buyer)
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