Luristan Bronze Sword with Large Spherical Pommel

GBP 2,950.00

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Object Description

An extremely fine and substantial Luristan bronze sword featuring a long triangular blade with a prominent midrib and sharp straight edges. The cylindrical hilt is incised with triangular motifs which continue across the guard. A pronounced disc sits midway with seven raised circular bands underneath further enriching the hilt. The grip swells into a large spherical pommel which balances the weight of the weapon. Two raised bands feature on its neck and five vertical ridges extend from the shoulder to the base. A hole is pierced where the vertical bands meet indicating the presence of an additional decorative attachment, which is now lost. A beautiful green and brown patina remains to the surface of the sword.

Date: Circa 1800-600 BC

Object Condition

Very fine condition.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:6.5 x H:57.2 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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