Near Eastern Luristan Bronze Master of Animals Sceptre Head
Near Eastern Luristan Bronze Master of Animals Sceptre Head > Lot No. 1492
A cast sceptre finial formed as two opposed ibex heads on round-section necks, with smaller feline heads below; between the heads a rectangular socket, two straps and round socket below; the straps of elliptical section, pierced transversely above the lower socket.
Bronze Age, 1250-650 BC
226 grams, 18 cm
Property of a London Gentleman; acquired 1985-1995.
Estimate: £500 - 700 (EUR 590 - 820; USD 750 - 1,060)
Auction date: Thursday 4th October 2012 & Friday 5th October 2012 Coins & Antiquities
Lot No. 1492