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Western Asiatic Swing Fitting with Birds

Antiquities - Western Asiatic


LOT 2743

Estimate
GBP (£) 200 - 300
EUR (€) 230 - 350
USD ($) 250 - 370

Opening Bid: £200 (EUR 230; USD 249)
WESTERN ASIATIC SWING FITTING WITH BIRDS
2nd-1st millennium BC

A large bronze circular fitting with applied decoration of three knobs to the bottom and a pair of birds to the top; massive attachment loop with cylindrical shaft and applied pellet decoration. 383 grams, 21.5cm (8 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Sussex gentleman; acquired on the UK art market.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
Antiquities & Coins

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