Luristan Bronze Master of Animals Standard Finial

GBP 1,100.00

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Object Description

A large Luristan master of animals standard finial cast from bronze. The bifacial finial features a central master with crescent shaped arms grasping onto a stylised beast in each hand. The beasts resemble bird like features such as open beaks. A further two heads are visible were the stomach would be which then leads to the legs. The piece flares at the base and is decorated with ridged bands and incised linear, curved and dotted motifs.

Date: Circa 8th-7th century BC

Object History

Provenance: Ex Abelita family collection, acquired 1980-2015.

Object Condition

Condition: Excellent condition, some patination and encrustation to the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:6.4 x H:38.8 centimeters

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+44 (0)7833231322

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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