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Mehrgarh bowl with fish and griffion
Mehrgarh bowl with representation of fishes and a griffion. Restored but no additions.
H 18,5cm; Diameter 30 cm. Thermolumeniscence test.
Price: € 6000 EUR
A small wooden entrance door to a mosque, Swat Valley, Northwestern Pakistan. The door has a red brown patina. It measures 145 x 199 (H) cms. 18th century
The frame is carved with a meandering lotus motif, which goes back on the ancient Graeco-Buddhistic art of Gandhara, that once flourished in the same area.
Price: 2200 € EUR