Lot 2323: Western Asiatic Phiale with Phoenician Inscription
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-7th century BC. A bronze phiale with flaring rim and ribbed petal decoration to the edges and a raised centre; decorated to the centre with a rosette and repeating leaf pattern to the edge of the raised centre and the flaring rim; to one edge of the central area inscribed image of a winged scarab and nine letters of Phoenician script. 195 grams, 16cm (6 1/4"). Property of a European gentleman living in London; acquired in the UK before 1980.
Condition Report: Fine condition.