Luristan Bronze Pin, Ibex Head

Luristan Bronze Pin, Ibex Head
Luristan, early 1st millennium BC

Luristan bronze cloak pin with an elaborate terminal showing the head of an ibex. The animal is rendered with big alert eyes and flattened ears. The horns form loops to bear a thread that was fastened to the garment.
For related examples, cf. fig. 174-179 in: Eric De Waele. Bronzes du Luristan et d’Amlash. Louvain-La-Neuve 1982.

Size: L.
Material: Bronze
Culture: Luristan, early 1st millennium BC
Condition: Intact and of pristine condition. Superb malachite green patina with soil deposits in places.

Provenance: Swiss private collection. Thence art market Lucerne, June 2009 sale.
Provenance data to the buyer.

Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
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Worldwide shipping with registered priority mail. No export permit needed to ship from Switzerland.

Import taxes for buyers in the countries of the European Union – reduced customs duties of 5% in the United Kingdom – no fees in the United States and in Switzerland.
Italia: Importazione soggetta all’IVA – sdoganamento molto lento – consegna postale lentissima.

Lot details
Pin, Ibex Head
Century/ Timeframe
Luristan, early 1st millennium BC
Intact, fine
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