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LOT 0261

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GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,700 - 7,060
USD ($) 5,330 - 7,990

Price
£3,600 (EUR 4,234; USD 4,795) (+bp*)

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Ghandaran Silver Ribbed Goblet

1st century BC-2nd century AD

A silver goblet with waisted upper body and tapering ribbed lower body, everted rim, slender collared stem and discoid foot; label reading 'A.3494' attached and 'Aaron Gallery' to base. 258 grams, 13.2cm (5 1/4"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
UK private collection acquired 1980-1983; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.10903-180799.

Literature
Cf. Baratte, F., East and West: A Central Asian Silver Hoard from the Parthian Era, 2002, p.38, 59, fig.22, for similar.