14 September 2010
PROPERTY FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF JULIAN SHERRIER
Two silver cups
Roman or Gandhara, circa late 1st century B.C. - early 1st century A.D.
Each with rounded sides finished by a flat inward-lipped rim, raised on low foot with concentric circles; one partially preserved
4½in. (11.4 cm.) diameter, each (2)
Private Collection, England, prior to 1979
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F. Baratte, East and West: A Central Asian Silver Hoard from the Parthian Era, 2002, p. 36, fig. 24a-b
For a similar example with an incised foot from Gandhara, see E. Errington, ed., The Crossroads of Asia, 1992, p. 97, fig. 100.
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