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LOT 0076

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GBP (£) 7,000 - 9,000
EUR (€) 8,180 - 10,520
USD ($) 8,870 - 11,410

Current bid: £4,450 (+bp*)
(20 Bids, Reserve met)

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(20 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £4,450
HELLENISTIC SILVER GILT PIRIFORM VASE
2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
5 1/8 in. (472 grams, 13.1 cm).

Broad vase or jar with everted rim, carinated shoulder, gilt bands to the foot, shoulder and rim; some restoration. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Ex London, UK, gallery, 1971.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by search certificate no.12124-213139.

LITERATURE:
Cf. similar item with more pronounced rim and decoration in the Metropolitan Museum of Art under accession no.1972.118.159.

CONDITION