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Auction Closes At: 13:43:00 12/15/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 367. Assyrian Black Steatite Spouted Libation Bowl
Estimate: $5,000-$8,000
Current High Bid: $27,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $27,000.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: Ancient Near East - Mesopotamia
Culture or Country: Mesopotamia.
Period: Ca. 8th-7th century B.C.
Size: 6-5/8L. x 4D.

Description: Elaborately detailed black steatite libation bowl carved in the form of the forequarters of a lion grasping the rim of the bowl with its paws, the circular filling hole below the jaws, with fully carved striated whiskers, mane and paws, large eyes recessed and inlaid. Two smaller lion heads peer over the rim of the bowl, facing one another, their bodies fully carved in relief on the underside of the bowl. A beautifully relief carved scroliate motif between the lions. Overall scattered areas of surface encrustation. Intact, exc. cond. An exceptional example. Custom metal base.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, 1980's - 90's.
Shipping Fee:
National: $26.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Assyrian Black Steatite Spouted Libation Bowl

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Amarante $27,000.00 1 12/15/2020 1:17:14 PM
2. paul $26,000.00 1 11/25/2020 4:23:42 PM
3. iawia $18,000.00 1 12/9/2020 11:15:48 AM
4. elvis333 $10,500.00 1 11/28/2020 12:47:43 PM
5. elvis333 $10,000.00 1 11/28/2020 12:47:38 PM

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