Luristan Bronze Dog

Culture: Luristan
Period: 8th-7th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 7 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6431
Provenance: From the private estate of the renowned Parisian art dealer François Antonovich (born 1934), acquired in the 1970s.
Condition: Intact
Description: Massive cast standard bronze attachment in form of a dog. The animal with legs stretched backwards, resting tail and slender body. The head is raised with big round eyes and raised ears. The animal stands on a bar with a vertical staff at the bottom. The dog is possibly the final of a standard or a bronze handle. Mounted on an old wood base.