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Lot 1002* - A206 Decorative Arts - Thursday, 21. September 2023, 10.00 AM


Luristan, early 9th - 7th century B.C.
Bronze, weathered and with verdigris. Central shaft with axis- mirrored Janus-headed central figures with an additional face on the chest. On a later base.
H without base 22.5 cm.

- Coins and Antiquities, London, 1978.
- Private collection, Switzerland, acquired at the above auction.
- Bonhams London, Antiquities, 6 July 2017, Lot No. 192.

A similar Luristan standard with the characteristic axial mirroring is in the Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection of Ancient Near Eastern and Central Asian Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Inv. No. M.76.97.37).

CHF 2 000 / 3 000 | (€ 2 060 / 3 090)

Sold for CHF 3 250 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.