13 June 2000
AN EAST GREEK OMPHALOS PHIALE
circa late 6th century b.c.
The shallow bowl with a ridged rim, the omphalos with an incised rosette framed by a thin hatched ridge, a wide flat ridge, and a band of incised and stippled lotus motifs
61/8 in. (15.6 cm) in diameter
Dr. Elie Borowski
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Arts de l'ancien Iran, no. 205.
Arts de l'ancien Iran, Museé Borély, Marseilles, 1975.
On occasion, Christie’s has a direct financial interest in lots consigned for sale. This interest may include guaranteeing a minimum price to the consignor which is secured solely by consigned property. This is such a lot.
Now you can find out by taking a live online tour with its curator at 6pm GMT (1pm New York) on 8 April via MFA Ghent’s Facebook page
From the colour of your outfit to the number of dragons on your coat, how Chinese robes told everyone exactly who you were