Lot 1609: Western Asiatic Luristan Dagger
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd millennium BC. A large bronze dagger with lozenge-section tapering blade, flat-section ricasso, lower guard with lateral flanges and modern bone inserts to each face, waisted grip with flanged edges. Cf. Legrain, L. Luristan Bronzes in the University Museum, Pennsylvania, 1934, item 42. 259 grams, 38.5cm (15 1/4"). From an important private London collection; formed in the 1970s and 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition, surface accretion.