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Luristan Axehead with Masks

Lot 0400 Details

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Early 1st millennium BC. A bronze axehead with tapering cylindrical socket, a horizontally and vertically oriented blade with D-section cutting edge, flanged cheeks, segmented upper socket collar, two plain collars to base and two stylised bearded male face masks in relief to the principal faces. See Völling, E., Iranische Bronzen, Germany 2004, p.19, item 10 in table, for a slightly different type of axehead with similar faces. 335 grams, 17.3cm (6 3/4"). From the Abelita family collection, 1980-2015.
Condition
Fine condition.
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Luristan Axehead with Masks

Estimate £600 - £800
Sep 07
Starting Price £600
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0400: Luristan Axehead with Masks

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Est. £600 - £800Starting Price £600
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Lot 0400 Details

Description
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Early 1st millennium BC. A bronze axehead with tapering cylindrical socket, a horizontally and vertically oriented blade with D-section cutting edge, flanged cheeks, segmented upper socket collar, two plain collars to base and two stylised bearded male face masks in relief to the principal faces. See Völling, E., Iranische Bronzen, Germany 2004, p.19, item 10 in table, for a slightly different type of axehead with similar faces. 335 grams, 17.3cm (6 3/4"). From the Abelita family collection, 1980-2015.
Condition
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Fine condition.

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