Lot 1604: Western Asiatic Gabur Gheshlag Short Sword
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 14th-10th century BC. A very large triangular Bronze Age blade with rounded tip, median ridge and round-section tang, rounded shoulders with thickened sections. Cf. Khorasani, M.M. Arms and Armour from Iran - The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period, Tuebingen, 2006, p.628, Cat.275, inventory no.25383/8380. 548 grams, 41cm (16 1/4"). London private collection, acquired 1950s-1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.