Lot 1633: Western Asiatic Luristan Dagger
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 13th-6th century BC. A long bronze flange-hilted dagger with slender triangular two-edged blade with midrib, hollow grip with socket to each face to accept an insert and lateral flanges to retain it. Cf. Khorasani, M.M. Arms and Armour from Iran - The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period, T?bingen, 2006, p.381, Cat.13. 233 grams, 38.5cm (15 1/4"). Private collection, London, UK; formerly with Persepolis Gallery, Mayfair, London, UK; in the 1980s.
Condition Report: Fair condition.