A LATE BRONZE AGE FINIAL
In the form of two confronting rampant goats, hung with flower- shaped bells.
Southwest Caspian, end of the 2ND Millennium BC
9 x 5.9 cm (3 7/16 x 2 5/16 inches)
Ex: Private British collection, 1950s; more recently, an American collection, 1995.
Cf. A later Luristan example in the British Museum, London, accession no. 123541.
Also, a later Luristan finial in the Los Angeles County Museum, accession no. 64.12.49.
Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII (New York, 2018) p.9
Antiquarium Ltd.; Zoologica (New York, 1996) p.8