Luristan Bronze Macehead

GBP 550.00

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Object Description

A finely decorated Luristan ceremonial cast bronze macehead, featuring a tubular shape, with the upper half decorated with three panels of symmetrical leaf-like patterns. Each panel is separated by three vertical grooves. The bottom half of the shaft is smooth, with a final detail of two engraved bands around the base. The very end of the macehead features a flared rim, which flattens at the bottom.

Date: Circa 1200-800 BC

Object Literature

For a similar item, The Metropolitan Museum, item number 56.102.1

Object Condition

Fine, some earthly deposits inside the carvings.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:24 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

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