Luristan Bronze Kohl Tripod and Applicator

Description
Luristan Bronze Kohl Tripod and Applicator
Circa 10th -8th century BC

A finely moulded Luristan bronze kohl tripod, featuring a globular container that rises from three integrally cast tripod-legs and narrows into a cylindrical neck. A bronze kohl applicator is also supplied.

Luristan bronze comes from the province of Lorestan, a region situated in the area of modern South-Western Iran. Bronze kohl containers, such as this nice example, would have been used in everyday life but also buried together with the deceased.

Measurement: 11.8 cm height 5 cm width

Provenance: Private London collection, SM, acquired 1970-99.

Lot details
Culture
Luristan
Material
Bronze
Object
Kohl Tripod and Applicator
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 10th -8th century BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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