Lot 725

An Iranian gold mount with hunting scene, 2nd millennium B.C.

Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 876 Lots

Hammer price € 40,000

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Description

Two matching fragments of an elongated gold plate adorned with hunting scenes. Turned upper and lower edge, probably to attach the strip to a piece of clothing such as a belt. The figures are worked in repoussé and cold decorated with a bead and reel pattern. The animals and persons were portrayed with fine observational skills, a masterpiece of an early goldsmith. Slightly torn at the edges in some places. No replacements or restorations. Length 28 cm. Height 5.2 cm. Weight 49.4 g.

Provenance: Private collection from Rhineland-Palatinate, formed by the consignor's grandfather.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 879. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).