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LOT 0189

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GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 6,000 - 8,400
USD ($) 6,810 - 9,530

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£4,500 (EUR 5,402; USD 6,126) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Glazed Horse Rhyton

1st millennium BC

A ceramic rhyton with painted decoration and equine finial; the trumpet-shaped mouth with painted bands of intersecting red and black lines, circumferential solid red bands, segmented hoops and lattice panel with black pellet detailing; horse finial with legs folded beneath the body, painted reins and harness, vent to the chest; possibly Parthian workmanship; mounted on a custom-made stand. 800 grams, 24cm high (1.19 kg total, 31cm including stand) (9 1/2" (12 1/4")). Fine condition.

Provenance
Private collection of Xavier Guerrand-Hermes.
Boisgirard, Arts D’Orient, 17 December 2008, lot 7.
Artcurial, Arts D’Orient et de L’Islam, 25 March 2014, lot 8.
Accompanied by a copy of a positive thermoluminescence analysis report, sample no.N121q69 from Oxford Authentication.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.11062-183993.