North West Persian Luristan Bronze Short Sword, c. 1200 B.C.
(Luristan Sword)
Item number: 22.18970
Item categories: Weapons
Size: 49.8 cm L - 19 5/8”
Price: US$ 1700
Tapering blade with wide smooth mid-rib, crescentic guard, open-work handle with vertical columns, disk pommel. Engraved details. Nice patina.

Material : Bronze
Culture : Luristan, c. 1200 B.C.
Condition : Grip slightly bent otherwise intact

Provenance: Private UK collection, acquired prior to 1979. Published Christies, 2008