Posts tagged ‘rhyton’

21/03/2013

Asia Week auction, WTF10: Afghanistan – bronze rhyton ‘precisely documented’, except for who, when, where, how…

The Dalton Somaré Gallery claims that it is ‘able to offer collectors and connoisseurs precisely documented objects of art of high aesthetic quality’. It is, thus, unfortunate and curious that it does not offer any information about the origins of any of its three flagship pieces, one of which is a more-than-2,200-year-old bronze rhyton from Afghanistan.

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