Luristan Harness Ring

Culture: Iran/Luristan
Period: 10th-9th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 11.2 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6184
Provenance: Private collection Jacob Acheroff, Paris. With a handwritten statement of provenance dated 26 March 1971. Thence Swiss private collection Jean Olivier.
Condition: Intact
Description: Massive solid bronze terret consisting of three intertwined welded rings. On the outer ring sideways of the shoulders a small ibex. The oversized forepaws of the bovine animals embracing all three rings. On top a multiple profiled neck for suspension. Mounted.