Lot 1593: Western Asiatic Luristan Bronze Short Sword
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 13th-6th century BC. A bronze short sword with cylindrical hilt and triangular blade and tip; the hilt hollow with holes for the retaining pin for the organic finial; the blade with thick medial rib. 251 grams total, 42.5cm (16 3/4"). From an old English collection; acquired on the UK art market before 1970.
Condition Report: Fair condition.