Bactrian veined alabaster vessel, of spherical form with everted, flattened rim and flattish base.
c 3rd-2nd millennium BC, BMAC (Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex), Central Asia
Intact, with beautiful wear and patina.
height 70 mm / diameter at rim 63 mm
A finely carved wooden cosmetic spoon in the form of a jackal. 21st to 26th dynasty, ca 1070-525 B.C. Rejoined on legs; accompanied by custom wood and perspex stand. Reference: For similar 21st dynasty receptacle see Sotheby's NY June 2002, p l27 Length: 19.5 cm
A large painted red-ware pottery bowl
Nal phase, circa late 4th millennium B.C. Zhob culture, Indus Valley
The interior of the bowl with painted decoration in brown and red pigments, exterior with red slip.
Very minor chipping and surface wear evident; otherwise the vessel is fully intact.
height 10 cm / maximum diameter 25.2 cm
A lovely painted red-ware pottery jar
Nindowari culture, Indus Valley, c 2300-2000 BC
The exterior of the body with painted decoration in brown and red pigments, comprising a central register of felines, with bands of linear and geometric designs below and around rim.
Some surface wear is evident; otherwise the vessel is fully intact.
height 14.5 cm / maximum diameter 15 cm
An Indus Valley painted buff ware cup with geometric design in brown pigment.
Nal phase, circa 3300-3000 B.C. Mehrgarh culture, Indus Valley
Intact, with minor surface loss and earth accretions evident.
Height: 90 mm / Diameter: 150 mm
A group of ten pottery zebu bull figurines.
Indus Valley, ca late 3rd to early 2nd millennium B.C.
Some minor loss on all examples; otherwise intact and with earth accretions evident.
Similar in type to figurines found at Mohenjo Daro.
maximum height 6.5 cm / maximum length: 9.5 cm