• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 257

    AN AMLASH POTTERY BULL RHYTON

    CIRCA 10TH-8TH CENTURY B.C.

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    AN AMLASH POTTERY BULL RHYTON
    CIRCA 10TH-8TH CENTURY B.C.
    The hollow vessel with prominent neck hump, the muzzle extending into a long spout, with curved horns and vertical ridges for the dewlap and tail, on four tapering legs
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) long


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    A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from the Research Laboratory for Archaeology, Oxford, dated May 1975 (no. 81p37), accompanies this lot.

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    Provenance

    English private collection, acquired in Lugano, Switzerland, 1967.