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LOT 0197

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GBP (£) 3,000 - 4,000
EUR (€) 3,500 - 4,670
USD ($) 3,750 - 5,000

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£2,700 (EUR 3,149; USD 3,373) (+bp*)

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URARTIAN CAULDRON HANDLE WITH WINGED BULLS
6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.

A substantial openwork vessel handle with curved profile, rectangular in form with facing winged bulls standing back-to-back, round-section loop with tiered collars to base on either side; pierced for attachment. 7 1/8 in. (707 grams, 18 cm). Fair condition.

PROVENANCE:
With Sotheby’s, London, 14 July 1986, lot 296.
Property of a London gentleman.
Accompanied by copies of the relevant Sotheby's catalogue pages.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11197-187166.