Luristan Bronze Socketed Spearhead

GBP 295.00

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Object Description

A fine Luristan cast bronze spearhead featuring a small, ovate blade with slightly angular terminals. The blade features a pronounced pointed midrib accentuated by an incised line on either side. The cylindrical socket used to fit the spearhead onto the wooden shaft becomes wider towards the bottom and has a pronounced lip at the base. The seam where the sheet of bronze was folded is visible down the length of the socket. Near the base of the spearhead, two rivet holes on either side of the seam are visible.

Date: Circa 1800-600 BC

Object History

Ex. collection of a London gentleman, 1990s.

Object Condition

Fine condition. The spearhead is intact and covered with an attractive patination. There are two perforations made in antiquity. The edges of the blade are slightly chipped. The spearhead is fitted onto a custom-made stand.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:10 x H:27.5 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+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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