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LOT 0228

Sold for (Inc. bp): £5,720

10 7/8 in. (1.9 kg, 27.5 cm wide).

A dark schist bowl with broad rim decorated with strips of triangular inlays in cream, red and dark grey stone, interspersed with circular recesses, one with inlay present; gently tapering shallow bowl with pedestal foot.

Anonymous sale, Christie's London, Fine Antiquities, 13 December 1995, lot 110.
Accompanied by copies of the relevant Christie's catalogue pages.
Accompanied by an academic report by Dr. Raffaele D'Amato.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11340-189867.

See Dani, A.H., Thapar, B.K., ‘The Indus Civilization’ in Unesco Publishing, History of civilizations of Central Asia, Volume I, The dawn of civilization: earliest times to 700 B.C., Paris, 1992, pp.271-307; Shaydullayeva, G.Sh., ‘Ceramic vessel typical of the Oxus Civilization found in the Indus Valley’ in Frontline Social Sciences and History Journal 1 (7), Tashkent, 2021, pp.36-46; Lyonnet, B., Dubova, N.A., The World of the Oxus Civilization, Ashgate, 2021.