9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A BACTRIAN COPPER ALLOY COSMETIC VESSEL
CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Cylindrical in form, with a flat base, flat shoulders, and a narrow, tall, cylindrical neck, the body with two leaping goats in raised relief, the details incised, three rows of overlapping triangles below representing mountains, each with a knob at its peak
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high
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European Private Collection, 1985.
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