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Bronze Age Pre-Achaemenid Rhyton

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Eastern


LOT 689

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,500
EUR (€) 1,130 - 1,690
USD ($) 1,400 - 2,100
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,265

BRONZE AGE PRE-ACHAEMENID RHYTON

Circa 800-700 BC. A hollow terracotta vessel with everted rim and globular upper body from the base of which extends an equine trunk, neck and head with opened mouth, annular eyes, triangular ears and raised mane. Ceramic, 2.7 kg, 40.7 cm.

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
Ex R Brussey collection.

Footnotes
Rhytons or animal-headed drinking vessels were a highly prized form in the ancient Near East, used in religious ceremonies.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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