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Luristan duck bracelet

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Luristan bronze bracelet; open, twisted by bands of decoration, ends in the form of ducks looking backward. Greenish patina.

Provenance

From Luristan, 1930: purchased by the MFA through Mr. Upham Pope.* (Accession date: August 7, 1930) *Ninety-five objects, numbered 30.544-30.637 were purchased as a group for $15,000, plus a $2250 commission.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan, Iron Age, about 7th century B.C.

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.613

Medium or Technique

Luristan bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets