4 June 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
A LURISTAN BRONZE BEAKER
CIRCA 9TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
The cylindrical body slightly waisted, with two confronting bulls, their heads, horns, flanks and upturned tails with incised details, the mammiform base adorned with a rosette, a band of tongues above and below, a band of guilloche below the rim
5 11/16 in. (14.5 cm.) high
with Elias S. David (1891-1969), New York; thence by descent.
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For two related vessels see nos. 342-3 in O.W. Muscarella, Bronze and Iron, Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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