Luristan, ancient Persia, 1500 - 1200 BC.



Luristan, ancient Persia, c. 1200 – 800 BC. A very large and impressive Luristan bronze cloak pin. The terminal in the form of a humped bull, with large circular eyes and wearing a collar. L: 9 1/8" (23.4 cm). An attractive piece with nice olive green patina, earthen deposits. Ex Naomi Lindstrom collection, acquired during the 1950's-70's. Extremely impressive in-hand! #AP2265: $399


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Luristan, ancient Persia, c. 1000 - 600 BC. Massive and heavy bronze torque (bracelet or armlet). The surfaces with intricate incised decoration. Outside diameter: 4 1/8" (10.5cm). Measures 3 1/4" inside diameter. Was meant to be worn around the upper arm, at the biceps. This is a large piece so likely belonged to a warrior or other relatively large and muscular individual! Great olive-green patina. Ex-Glasgow private collection. #AP2247: $499


Luristan, Persia. 1200-800 BC. Large bronze torque. Beautiful emerald- to olive-green patina, nice incised details on the terminals. Was meant to be worn around the upper arm, at the biceps. This is a large piece so likely belonged to a warrior or other relatively large and muscular individual! Outside diameter 89 mm (3 1/2")! Intact and wearable. Ex-old Los Angeles, CA collection. #AP2008-6369: $275

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Luristan, Persia, c. 1500-600 BC. Excellent bronze cat figure, evidently part of an ancient lock! 55 mm (2 1/8") with beautiful green patina. Ex New York City private collection. #AP2127: $250 SOLD

Luristan, Persia, c. 1500-600 BC. Cute bronze figure of a dog, with pointed ears and nose, holed through for suspension. Olive-green patina with light earthen deposits. L: 26 mm (1"). Ex New York City private collection. #AP2128: $199 SOLD

Luristan, Persia, c. 1500-600 BC. Fantastic bronze figure of a lion, with cute face and round ears. Olive-green patina with light earthen deposits. Wide, flat base. L: 34 mm (1 5/16"). Ex New York City private collection. #AP2133: $225 SOLD

Luristan, Persia, c. 1500-600 BC. Excellent bronze figure of a bird, with wonderfully detailed features. Suspension loop on back. Glossy green patina with light earthen deposits. Stands 29 mm (1 1/16") tall. Ex New York City private collection. #AP2131: $250 SOLD

Luristan, Persia, c. 1500-600 BC. Great bronze figure of an ibex. Nice form, one horn broken in antiquity. Likely part of a cosmetic applicator or ritual object. Olive-green patina with earthen deposits. H: 28 mm (1 1/8"). Ex New York City private collection. #AP2132: $199 SOLD


Luristan, Persia, c. 1200 - 800 BC. Large and interesting bronze lobed ring. Olive-green patina with earthen deposits. 38 mm (1 1/2") and heavy! ex-Los Angeles, CA collection. #AP2033: $125 SOLD


Ancient Luristan, Persia. Western Iran, c. 1200 – 800 BC. A group of 4 Luristan bronze cosmetics applicators, each topped with a distinctly different bird. Measure 54 to 69mm tall and beautifully detailed examples! From an old East Coast USA collection. Click photo to see individual item numbers: $85 each SOLD

Luristan, Persia, c. 1500-600 BC. Interesting bronze figure of a four-legged animal, either a humped bull or a pack animal with an item on its back. Olive-green patina with heavy earthen deposits. L: 25 mm (1 3/8"). Ex New York City private collection. #AP2130: $99 SOLD

Luristan, Persia, c. 1500-600 BC. Strange bronze figure of a standing creature, possibly a cat, weasel or mongoose. Olive-green patina with light earthen deposits. Small remnants of antique base on bottoms of feet. Stands 60 mm (2 3/8") tall. Ex New York City private collection. #AP2134: $99 SOLD

Luristan, Persia, c. 1500-600 BC. Great bronze figure of a bird, with nicely detailed features. Olive-green patina with light earthen deposits. One leg slightly bent inward. Remains of suspension loop on back. L: 29 mm (1 1/8"). Ex New York City private collection. #AP2129: $125 SOLD

Luristan, Persia, 3rd - 2nd Millennium BC. Nice bronze bird finial from a cosmetic applicator wand. Extremely sharp detail. Lots of character! Likely depicts a rooster. 57 mm (2 1/4") tall. #lur2305: $110 SOLD

Luristan, Persia, 3rd - 2nd Millennium BC. Beautiful bronze finial in the form of a duck, from a cosmetic applicator wand. Great character! A rare type. 37 mm (1 1/2") tall. Ex Florida private collection. #lur2320: $150 SOLD


Luristan, ancient Persia, c. 1200 – 600 BC. A choice Luristan bronze applique of a horned goat, standing on a integral square base with two holes on either side to fasten the piece to a pin, finial or similar. The animal is beautifully styled and well-preserved with a pleasant brown patina. H: 1 1/2" (3.7cm). Ex Northern California private collection. #AP2266: $250 SOLD