26 April 2006
A BACTRIAN BRONZE INCENSE STAND
CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Comprising three muscular nude heroic male figures, alternating with three cylindrical pillars, each wearing loin-cloth, hair bound in a top knot with a single ringlet hanging in front of each ear, heads shaven behind, short beard and moustache, arms held loosely by their sides, a shallow circular dish above, with suspension loop on each side, on openwork ring base
7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high
From a private collection formed during the 1960s-1970s.
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