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Finial with confronted lions
Finial with confronted lions - Ancient Art Style
Ref : 93983
14 000 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Iran
Medium :
Bronze
Dimensions :
L. 6.3 inch X H. 6.22 inch
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Ancient Near Eastern, Islamic & Indian art


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Finial with confronted lions

Finial with two lion figurines facing each other, leaping along two curved shafts. Green and red patina.

Parthian, 1st-2nd century AD

Provenance:
Ex collection X, London and New York, 1960’s (n°3204)
Hôtel Drouot, Paris, Collection X..., 1st auction, 22 May 1980: n°382

Literature:
R. Ghirshman, Perse : Proto-Iraniens, Mèdes, Achéménides, l’Univers des Formes, Gallimard, Paris, 1963: p.78, n°103

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Ancient Art