Luristan Bronze Dirk A good sized cast bronze dirk with ridged crescentic pommel; the handle recessed on two sides to rec.. Product #: AS-3123 Regular price: $550.00 $550.00 In Stock
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Luristan Bronze Dirk

Product Code: AS-3123
Length: 42.5CM

£550.00

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A good sized cast bronze dirk with ridged crescentic pommel; the handle recessed on two sides to receive an organic decorative inlay; blade with square shoulders, rectangular guard and a broad low midrib. C/w wood display stand.

Complete and intact, surfaces a little uneven with a small nick on one side of blade but good metal; green patination and a few accretions.

Iron-age North Western Persia:
Circa 1100-900 BC.  

For similar type see item 54; Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmoleon Museum by P.R.S. Moorey; Oxford University Press 1971.

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A good sized cast bronze dirk with ridged crescentic pommel; the handle recessed on two sides to receive an organic decorative inlay; blade with square shoulders, rectangular guard and a broad low midrib. C/w wood display stand.

Complete and intact, surfaces a little uneven with a small nick on one side of blade but good metal; green patination and a few accretions.

Iron-age North Western Persia:
Circa 1100-900 BC.  

For similar type see item 54; Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmoleon Museum by P.R.S. Moorey; Oxford University Press 1971.

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