Lot 62: Ancient Amlash Clay offering Bowl on Horseback
October 23, 2016
Brooklyn, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Ancient Amlash Clay offering Bowl on Horseback ,Ca. 1st millennium B.C. olid natural buff pottery figural votive horse standing on four arched legs with a central, high stemmed, offering bowl in the center of the horses back, surrounded with five raised snakes, one missing, and a smaller animal head at the rear. Some remaining red-brown surface slip, overall areas of surface encrustation. A few additional scattered minor losses, otherwise intact, overall exc. cond. A rare type.Size : 23 cm x 18 cmProvenance:Estate collection of Nourollah Elghanayan, NYC., acquired 1960s - 70s.