Luristan Bronze Bowl, Early 1st Millennium BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1191092
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Rounded bronze bowl with a multiple cord-like molding on the shoulder and a slightly flared narrow rim. The flattish base is indicated with a groove.
For a comparable example formerly in the Godard collection cf. fig. 375 in: Eric De Waele. Bronzes du Luristan et d’Amlash. Louvain-La-Neuve 1982.
Bronze sheet, hammered.
Luristan, early 1st millennium BC
H. 6 cm (2.4 in)
D. 9.6 cm (3.8 in)
D. rim 8.1 cm (3.2 in)
Thin walled vessel with several slightly dented spots leading to tiny perforations and a craze on the belly. Otherwise intact. Green patina with yellowish soil deposits over dark background.
Swiss art market (data will be provided to the buyer)
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed