London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A HELLENISTIC PARCEL-GILT SILVER LOTIFORM BOWL
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
With lotus petals radiating from a six petalled and foliate base, with a guilloche band below the rim and cruciform flowers, stamens and leaves emerging from a frieze of wavy tendrils in the band below
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Cf. M. Pfrommer, Metalwork from the Hellenized East, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, 1993, pp. 118-139, nos. 5-15 for similar.
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Measurement should read 9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
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