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LOT 0521

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 450 - 670
USD ($) 500 - 760

Sold for: £500
(Inc. bp*)

Iron Age Iberian Bichrome Vessel

3rd-2nd century BC

A ceramic vessel with biconical body, strap handle and trumpet rim; body decorated with red painted scene of two mounted huntsmen each throwing a spear at deer, scrolling pattern between figures and bands of (Celtiberian?) script to the top and bottom of the scene; below a red painted border with triangles and semi-circular loops; flaring rim and small flat base; applied handle decorated with horizontal bands of red paint. 977 grams, 21.3cm (8 1/2"). Fine condition, fire damaged and repaired.

Provenance
Property of a Scandinavian private collector; previously in an old German collection; acquired before 1990.