• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 268

    A WESTERN ASIATIC SILVER RAM

    CIRCA 3RD-2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WESTERN ASIATIC SILVER RAM
    CIRCA 3RD-2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Standing foresquare, with short muzzle, drooping ears and curling horns, wearing collar around its neck, flat tail between its hind legs, mouth and eyes incised, pierced vertically through back for suspension
    1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    English private collection, late 1970s - early 1980s.