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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    A LURISTAN BRONZE SITULA

    CIRCA 11TH-10TH CENTURY B.C.

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    Estimate

    A LURISTAN BRONZE SITULA
    CIRCA 11TH-10TH CENTURY B.C.
    With rosette on the base and knobbed foot, the central scene with a bearded nobleman seated on a throne with a duck head terminal at the back, a table before him supporting tray of offerings, a female attendant standing opposite fanning with raised feather, behind a stand supporting a vessel, a band of guilloche around the rim with petals above and below the scene
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Princely collection, acquired in the 1960s.