A choice quality decorated bronze vessel, dating to the Roman period, Near East / Bactria, 1st.-3rd. cent. AD.
The bowl is a Roman/Kushan type, which was widely used in the ancient world at the time as a food bowl.
The bowl has round walls, the bottom hammered flat and beautyfully engraved with lines along the rim.
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A rare statuette of Astarte, the Syrian godess, Syria or Palmyran, 8th.-6th. Cent. AD.
A superb little representation of Astarte, mounted of a costum foot. Very old danish collection and published in 'Ancient art in Danish private collections' (translated from danish), 1974 by Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. ...click for details
An extremely rare greek bell krater, from Mykenos, Crete, dating to the 6th.-5th. Cent. BC.
The krater is huge and heavy with thick walls. Finely decorated in red and black with very elaborate handles. An extremely rare piece and the first Cretan krater of this type we've ever had in stock. ...click for details
Huge red ware amphora, Cyprus, dating to middle bronzeage, 2000-1500 BC. The vessel was made as a attempt in pottery to emulate the popular and much more expensive metal vessels of the above period.
This storage amphora is extremely attractive done in beautyful red-ware. Undecorated withly made with two large handles and a round body.