NORTH WEST IRAN, BRONZE OMPHALOS BOWL

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NORTH WEST IRAN, BRONZE OMPHALOS BOWL

Outside of shallow body with hammered decoration of ‘multiple drops’ design, centre of interior with hammered rosette within two concentric ridges, serving as base ring; curving upper part of bowl plane

Ex priv. coll. prof dr. J.W. Salomonson (1925-2017), Utrecht, acq. from artmarket Cologne, Germany, before 1980; hence by inheritance coll. W.S., Netherlands
Dim. 4,2 x 16,2 cm. Nice green patina, small repair at edge

8th- 6th cent. BC

 5.750

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