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    Sale 2056

    ANTIQUITIES

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    A BACTRIAN COPPER ALLOY COSMETIC VESSEL

    CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    European Private Collection, 1985.