Lot 1606: Western Asiatic Gabur Gheshlag Short Sword
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 14th-10th century BC. A large triangular Bronze Age blade with median ridge and round-section tang, rounded shoulders with thickened sections, tip lost in antiquity. Cf. Khorasani, M.M. Arms and Armour from Iran - The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period, T?bingen, 2006, p.628, Cat.275, inventory no.25383/8380. 390 grams, 41.7cm (16 1/2"). From an old English collection; acquired on the UK art market before 1970. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.