Lot 456: 13th - 6thc BC, Western Asiatic Luristan Dagger
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: 13th - 6th Century BC, Western Asiatic Luristan dagger. Bronze flange-hilted dagger with slender leaf-shaped two-edged blade, hollow grip with socket to each face to accent an insert & lateral flanges to retain it. Fair condition, tip broken. Provenance - From an old English collection; acquired on the UK art market before 1970. 13" L. Literature - Cf. Khorasani, M.M. Arms & Armour from Iran - The Bronze Age to the Endof the Qajar Period, Tubingen, 2006, p.3812, Cat.13.