Luristan+master+animals+finial

 

Luristan+master+animals+finial


Luristan+master+animals+finial

W63 Luristan master of animals finial £450

 


A bronze ceremonial "master of animals" finial in the form of a central human figure flanked by two grappling felines.

Luristan, 8th or 7th Century BC

Intact as shown, heavy encrustation

Size: 9.9 x 5.3 cms

Ex. private collection, Linkoping, Sweden; acquired 1960's-1980's.