A "Master of the Animals", Luristan type and shows central janus tube-like figure holding the animals to which he has power over. Their mouths are open in protest, each with prominent snout, button eyes and open mouth. The figure merges below the waist with the haunches and legs of the animals. Size: 7/8 inches (18.7cm) H. + custom mount. Intact
Compare similar example in P.R.S. Moorey, Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Adam Collection, nos 80-83.
Provenance: Old New York collection of Didi R.
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