Luristan Bronze Ibex Finial

GBP 750.00

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Object Description

A finely rendered Luristan cast bronze finial, featuring a pair of bearded ibexes shown in profile, facing inwards with prominent arching horns. The piece is beautifully balanced and symmetrical, with the ibexes’ slender two front legs meet, perched on the central stand, and are further supported by their slender hind legs and stylised, twisted tails. A hollow socket is fixed in between the two animals, suggesting the piece may have been part of a more elaborate Master of the Animals type finial. The finial features some earthly encrustations and natural blue-green patination.
Date: Circa 1200-800 BC

Object Condition

Very fine, a beautiful deep green patination visible on the surface. Some earthly encrustations.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    H:16.5 centimeters

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Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA

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