Lot 1559: Western Asiatic Luristan Sword with Conical Pommel
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th century BC. A bronze short sword with parallel-sided blade, square-section midrib developing to a low ridge, raised crescentic guard to each face, conical segmented pommel and ribbed grip. Cf. Khorasani, M.M. Arms and Armour from Iran. The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period, T?bingen, 2006, fig.20. 927 grams, 62.5cm (24 1/2"). Ex German private collection, Cologne, 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.