Lot 2350: Western Asiatic Wheeled Bull Vessel
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st millennium BC. A hollow-formed ceramic vessel with bovine head to the forward end and pierced lug to the chest, bowl to the upper face with vent below, waisted tube to the rear, four stub legs each pierced to accept an axle; four ceramic wheels each with a with flared hub. Cf. Serhal, C.D. Near Eastern Terracotta Models and Figurines: The Klat Collection, London, 1995, item 52 for type. 936 grams total, 17cm (6 3/4"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition, some usage wear.