Three Luristan Bronze Axe-Heads
Lot 38
Three Luristan Bronze Axe-Heads
£800 - 1,000
US$ 1,300 - 1,600

Lot Details
Three Luristan Bronze Axe-Heads
Late 2nd/Early 1st Millenium B.C.
All in excavated condition, the first with slightly waisted blade with a raised medial ridge extending back on each side to form a bevelled edge around the top of the socket, the socket with lower border en suite, drawn-out to a rounded point above and below at the back and with bluntly-pointed peen between; the last each of similar form, with triangular blade and downcurved cutting-edge, integral circular socket cast with horizontal ridges extending back to form a pierced peen of four linked pointed projections (3)
15.2 cm., 19.7 cm. and 22.1 cm.

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Hoffmeyer, cat. nos. 161, 162 and 163, pp. 23 and 192, fig. 4
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Contacts
  1. David Williams
    Specialist - Arms and Armor
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, United Kingdom SW7 1HH
    Work +44 20 7393 3807
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3932
Similar Items