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Description
Indus Valley 2nd half of 1st mill. B.C..
Clay, polychromy. H. 16.5 cm. L. 19.8 cm
Rhyton in the shape of a boot with rich bichrome ornamentation and a pointed tip with a pouring hole on the underside. The lower section is painted black and bordered by a red line. The top is decorated with red ornamentation. A stylised bird to right surrounded by an arcade with reserved circles is painted on each side of the bootleg. A band of reserved circles above. The surfaces between the decorative elements as well as the interior of the rhyton painted red. Condition: Part of the bootleg and the heel restored. Interior encrusted. Colour partly rubbed or peeled off.
Formerly Elie Borowski, Basel, March 1975. Thereafter priv. coll. of the Italian palaeontologist and scholar Giancarlo Ligabue (1931-2015).
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A Rhyton in the Form of a Boot

Estimate CHF 1,600 - CHF 2,200
4d
20h
6m
20s
CHF 1,6000 bids
Starting Price CHF 1,600
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