Lot 1616: Western Asiatic Luristan Axehead
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd millennium BC. A bronze axehead with socket and tongue-shaped blade; the socket with reinforced mouth and lug to the rear, the blade with lateral ledges. Cf. Legrain, L. Luristan Bronzes in the University Museum, Pennsylvania, 1934, item 44. 301 grams, 15cm (6"). Property of a North West London gentleman; formerly with a central London gallery in 1990.
Condition Report: Fair condition.