11 December 2003
A BACTRIAN CALCITE-ALABASTER RITUAL OBJECT
Circa Late 3rd-Early 2nd Millennium B.C.
The thick stone disk encircled by a single shallow groove
11 in. (27.9 cm.) diameter
Acquired by the current owner in the mid 1990s.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July