25 October 2016,
Price realised USD 20,000
USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A BACTRIAN STONE RITUAL OBJECT
CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
23 ¾ in. (60.3 cm.) diameter
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with Joseph G. Gerena, New York.
Acquired by the current owner from the above, 1999.
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