14 November 2001,
Price realised GBP 4,935
GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A HANIWA UTSUBO [QUIVER]
Kofun Period (4th-6th Century)
Of low-fired reddish pottery, modelled as an utsubo [quiver], with crossed strapwork on the upper part, vertical fitting on the rim, standard conical base, with fitted wood box inscribed to the effect that this Lot was excavated at Takahagi City, Ibaraki Prefecture, old restoration
32in. (81.5cm.) high
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The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd thermoluminescence test, no. N101x59, is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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