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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 108

    A SOUTH ARABIAN BRONZE LADLE WITH INSCRIPTION

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH ARABIAN BRONZE LADLE WITH INSCRIPTION
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
    With ibex head handle, an inscription on the outside handle edge naming the owner "Malikum Asar"; a bronze ladle with terminal in the form of a feline-like head, surmounted by a small bird with wings outstretched; and another, the terminal in the form of a panther head with scrolling ruffs continuing down the handle to a three-pronged collar, both circa 3rd Century A.D.
    12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high max. (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the late 1970s.