Lot 2321: Western Asiatic Luristan Bull Whetstone Finial
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 13th-6th century BC. A hollow-cast bronze tapering socket with folded leg detail to the underside, slender curved neck, triangular head with pellet eyes and recurved horns; socket pierced for attachment. Cf. Godard, F. The Art of Iran, London, 1965, figs. 93, 94. 82 grams, 11.5cm (4 1/2"). From the collection of a North West London gentleman; acquired in the 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.