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Ancient Luristan Bowl

Period:
Early 1st Millennium (1000-800BC)
Dimensions:
6 5/8 " diameter
Material:
Bronze
Condition:
Attractive patination
Region:
Western Asia
Provenance:
Acquired from Arte Primitivo 2005 Ex Sotheby’s Arcade auction sticker 96/8

Description

An ancient Luristan bowl with high sides and a small raised tondo in the center. Of simple form, constructed by pounding over a form usually of wood. Uncleaned, with verde green patina on the inside and brown patina on the outside. Red Sotheby's sticker affixed to the inside adds to its provenance.

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