A Luristan bronze Helmet
Lot 9
An unusual Luristan bronze Helmet Persia, 9th - 7th Century B.C.
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 8,400 - 12,000
Lot Details
An unusual Luristan bronze Helmet
Persia, 9th - 7th Century B.C.
of domed form surmounted by a pointed knop finial, with front decorative attachment consisting of opposing zoomorphic heads surmounted by a crescent finial, the back with a repoussé hook and dot motif, and an incised band of dotted triangles along the border
22.2 cm. diam., 19.8 cm. high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired in Paris, 1970.

    Exhibited:
    L’Art Iranien dans les Collections Belges, Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, 10th November until 19th December 1971.
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