Lot 8

A remarkable Persian Achaemenid silver bowl, 5th - 4th century B.C.

Works of Art, Antiquities, Asian and Russian Art | A94kua | Live auction | 479 Lots


Almost perfectly preserved silver phiale with rare, unusual design. The base is flat, around the central omphalos radial decoration. The rim indented and with bent profile. Partial hairline cracks and fractures along the edges expertly restored. Silver with beautiful patina. Diameter 23 cm. Height 4 cm. Weight 551 g.

Provenance: Private collection in Rhineland-Palantine, by descent from the father.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

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