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LOT 0913

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GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 470 - 700
USD ($) 520 - 780

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Parthian Goddess Anahita Rhyton

1st-3rd century AD

A terracotta rhyton with flared rim, tapering curved body, figural finial of the goddess Anahita with diadem; the goddess modelled with carefully dressed hair and floral diadem, ringlets cascading to her collar bone, alert facial expression with almond-shaped eyes and prominent nose, with C-shaped billetted collar and chiton, cupping her left breast in her right hand. 655 grams, 29cm (11 1/2"). Fine condition, repaired.

Provenance
Property of a North West London gallery; formerly in a 1980s collection.