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Auction Closes At: 10:21:00 09/28/2015
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 009. Luristan Bronze “Master of the Animals” Finial
Estimate: $2,000-$2,500
Current High Bid: $1,800.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,800.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: Ancient Near East - Iran
Culture or Country: Ancient Persia.
Period: Ca. 8th-7th century B.C.
Size: 6-3/4”H.

Description: Cast bronze with double sided central figure flanked by two ferocious beasts, the motif originating in the epic of Gilgamesh. A birds head incorporated into the design of the beasts bodies. An additional double sided figure incorporated into the hips of Gilgamesh. Overall blue-green surface patina. Tip of one beasts snout reattached. Intact, overall exc. cond. Old wooden base.
Provenance: The Breitbart Collection, ex. Christies, NYC, Sale 8206, lot 189.
Shipping Fee:
National: $24.00
International: $75.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Luristan Bronze “Master of the Animals” Finial

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Vinyl $1,800.00 1 9/28/2015 10:05:25 AM
2. Odyssey $1,700.00 1 9/28/2015 10:10:43 AM
3. Odyssey $1,500.00 1 9/28/2015 9:54:10 AM
4. Vinyl $1,450.00 1 9/28/2015 10:05:14 AM
5. paul $1,350.00 1 9/15/2015 5:37:03 PM

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