• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 97 D

    A GROUP OF ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BRONZE VESSELS

    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BRONZE VESSELS
    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER
    Including a beaker with flaring rim, two figures of Masters of Animals holding gazelles, the knobbed base decorated with a rosette, 13.5 cm. high; another with two friezes of animals, 17 cm. high; a candlestick, 26 cm. high; a footed cup, 13 cm. high; a spouted jar with domed body, protruding bulbous decoration, on ringed-foot, 9.5 cm. high; three bowls, one with everted concave rim, 17.3 cm. diam. max.; a jar with bulbous body, long neck and flat everted rim, 12.5 cm. high; a juglet with concave body, thin riveted handle and recessed base, 10.5 cm. high; and a jar, not ancient, 27.5 cm. high, some possibly not ancient (12)


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    Provenance

    Collected by Mrs Elias-Vaes between the 1960s and the early 1970s.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this lot also includes a bronze jar and there are now 12 items in this lot.