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Auction Closes At: 14:18:00 12/14/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 374. Indus Valley Striped Zebu Bull
Estimate: $1,500-$2,500
Current High Bid: $2,600.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,600.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: Central Asia
Culture or Country: Central Asia, Indus Valley.
Period: Harappan/ Mohenjo-Daro civilization, ca. 2700 to 2000 B.C.
Size: 4-3/4H. x 6-1/4L.

Description: Solid pottery zebu bull, hand-built from pottery and intricately painted with black striations over a creamy pink ground. Standing on all four attenuated legs, this burly beast features an elongated body and a massive hump. Two large horns arch from the animals head, which is fixed with a pair of thin ears and a cylindrical snout. The Zebu is the domesticated form of the Asian aurochs. The humped bull was a recurring theme on the decorative and ritual arts from this civilization, as they were revered for their strength and virility. Overall surface encrustation. Intact, exc. cond. A beautiful example.
Provenance: Collection of Edmund Bourke, MD., Yonkers, NY. Ex. Douglas Dawson Gallery, Chicago, IL., 3/18/2009.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $100.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




Indus Valley Striped Zebu Bull

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ajax $2,600.00 1 12/14/2021 2:08:10 PM
2. JSM $2,500.00 1 12/14/2021 2:05:30 PM
3. ajax $2,500.00(losing tie) 1 12/14/2021 2:04:04 PM
4. JSM $2,100.00 1 11/28/2021 9:24:45 PM
5. ajax $2,000.00 1 12/14/2021 1:58:12 PM

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