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Luristan Pin with Lanceolate Leaf, ca. 1000 BC

Luristan Pin with Lanceolate Leaf, ca. 1000 BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1194038
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 380

Substantial bronze pin with leaf-shaped head. Cast bronze with hammered head, featuring a slightly peaked central ridge and a twisted loop on top to bear a thread that was fastened to the garment.
For a related item cf. no 73 in: R. Merhav. A glimpse into the Past, The Joseph Ternbach Collection. Jerusalem 1981.
L. 33 cm (13 in)
Luristan, Western Iran, early 1st millennium BC
Intact and of pristine condition. Nice patina with red cuprite underneath. Soil deposits in places.
Ex Fischer Auktionen, Lucerne (data will be provided to the buyer)

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