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Bronze kohl vessel
Near Eastern

Bronze kohl vessel

CHF 14.900,-
$ 15.597£ 12.844€ 15.241

Bronze,
2nd Millennium BC,
H. 7.6cm; L. 11.4cm; D. 5.6cm

A precious Western Asiatic, possibly Bactrian, bronze kohl vessel in form of a recumbent ram. 2nd millennium BC. Kohl vessels were cosmetic bottles and were fitted with an applicator in the form of a medical probe. Our applicator was broken and firmly, through mineralization of the metal, shuts the orifice on top of the rams back.

Condition: Excellent

Provenance: ex. private collection Dr. Rudolf and Leonora Blum, Zumikon, Switzerland.



Item reference: NE1383