A CASPIAN BRONZE RHYTON WITH STAG HEAD
Circa Early 1st Millenium B.C.
The vessel tapering to a stag head, naturalistically rendered with branching horns and long pointed ears, with punched circles around the base of each horn, the cylindrical snout with incised diamond-shaped eyes, nostrils and mouth, the wide mouth of the vessel with two ridges along the rim
3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm) high