Luristan Bronze Spatula

Description
Luristan Bronze Spatula
Circa 10th - 8th century BC

A finely cast Luristan bronze spatula features a serpent-shaped plaque, formed from a tin bronze sheet, narrowing into a coiled terminal that resembles a snake’s tail.

Ancient Persian craftsmen developed great skill in bronze working, producing some of the finest tools and weaponry then available. These include a great number of ornaments, tools, weapons, horse-fittings, as well as a smaller number of vessels. They have been uncovered in recorded excavations, and have generally come from burials, with a large number of them found in Lorestan Province and Kermanshah, western Iran.

Measurement: 17.8cm length; 5.4cm height, 10.5cm height with stand.

Provenance: Provenance: Ex. London Collection, formed between 1990 - present 

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