• 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 112

    GROUP OF ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN POTTERY AND BRONZE VESSELS

    CIRCA LATE 2ND-EARLY 1ST MILLENNNIUM B.C., AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    GROUP OF ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN POTTERY AND BRONZE VESSELS
    CIRCA LATE 2ND-EARLY 1ST MILLENNNIUM B.C., AND LATER
    Including two Luristan bronze spouted vessels, with globular body, 13.5 cm. high max.; a pottery spouted vessel with black burnished surface, the body tapering inwards, 14.5 cm. high; a grey ware vessel with zoomorphic spout, a loop handle on the shoulder, 9th-8th Century B.C., 15.5 cm. high; a North-West Persian bronze vase with loop handles attached by rivets, 11th-9th Century B.C., 10 cm. high; two copper alloy bowls decorated with figures of cranes, 21 cm. long max., possibly not ancient; and five other bronze vessels (12)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.