Assyrian or Urartian Bronze Plates of a Shoulder Armor

Culture: Assyrian or Urartian
Period: 1st half 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 23 cm high
Price: 1 200
Ref: 6331
Provenance: Private collection Axel Guttmann (1944-2001) with the collection numbers AG109/110 as well as R20, acquired 1987 in Frankfurt, Germany. Thence Hermann Historica on 12 April 2010, lot 347.
Condition: One plate with a small chip, otherwise intact.
Description: Hammered bronze shoulder plates, which were part of an Urartian or Assyrian warrior’s armor. The plates in form of a shoulder with an accentuated collarbone, tapering towards the arm. On the inside old collection labels of the renowned collection Axel Guttmann. Mounted.