Lot 1560: Western Asiatic Luristan Sword with Crescents
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th century BC. A bronze short sword with triangular tapering blade, square-section midrib with gusset, raised crescentic rib to each face, crescentic 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. 671 grams, 51cm (20"). Ex Cologne private collection.
Condition Report: Fine condition, edge nicked.