18 October 2005
A GROUP OF WESTERN ASIATIC BRONZE VESSELS AND ANIMALS
MAINLY 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
Including two Bactrian bronze ointment jars with pins, one jar with three ibex head protomes, the pin with horned animal head finial, the other jar with pin surmounted by two recumbent ibex, first half of 2nd millennium B.C., 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high max.; a large zebu with curved horns and lentoid-shaped forelock, heavy dewlap, 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high; six miniature bronze zebu, mouflon and a bull, 2 in. (5 cm.) high max.; a bronze fibula of 'arm-and-hand' type, 8th-7th Century B.C., 2 1/8 in. (5.5 cm.) long; and a South Arabian alabaster male head, mounted, circa 1st Century B.C./A.D., 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high (15)
From a private collection formed during the 1960s-1970s.
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