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Large Luristan pin with macehead-like top, 1000-750 BC

Large Luristan pin with macehead-like top, 1000-750 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1331625
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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 $150.00 
Large Luristan bronze pin with a vertically ribbed, spherical head, pierced for suspension. The six sharply cut crescentic ribs on top remind of contemporary maceheads.
The upper section of the pin with horizontal grooves.
Bronze
Luristan, 1000-750 BC
H. 17.1 cm (6.7 in)
Fine condition, point slightly damaged. Overall dark patina with lovely spots of the original golden bronze surface.
German private collection, since the 1960s. Thence art market.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.