Luristan Bronze Dirk with Pommel Grip

Description
Luristan Bronze Dirk with Pommel Grip
Circa 10th-8th century BC

A magnificent example of a Luristan bronze dirk featuring a crescent pommeled-grip. The triangular blade features a raised mid-rib, flaring into a raised triangular base. The base of the mid-rib features elongated oval grooves at each point, most likely for a decorative inlay. The grip itself is rectangular in shape. Slight chip to one side of the blade.

Measurements: 42.7cm length

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

Lot details
Culture
Luristan
Material
Bronze
Object
Dirk with Pommel Grip
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 10th-8th century BC
Condition
Damage, See Photo
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