Five Luristan bronze axe heads 5
Lot 270
Five Luristan bronze axe heads 5
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 8,200 - 11,000

Lot Details
Five Luristan bronze axe heads
Early 2nd-1st Millennium B.C.
One with large flaring blade extending from the open mouth of a lion, with a rounded protome at the back of the cut away shaft; one surmounted with a human figure being attacked by two felines; one surmounted by a feline carrying prey in its mouth; and two with long collared butt-spikes and shafts with ridged cord decoration, 4¾in-8in (12cm-20.2cm) long (5)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection.
    Christie's London, 25 October 2007, lot 117.
    Property of a Princely Collection, formed in the 1960s.
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