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A ROMAN ALABASTER CINERARIUM CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. The profiled foot, ovoid body, domed lid and piriform finial each separately sculpted, the body with twin voluted handles rising from leaf shaped handle-plates and merging with the flaring disk rim, the domed lid with two incised bands 19¾ in. (50.2 cm.) high
Chinese Carved Celadon Jade Lidded Vase
Bronze Cowrie Container. A leaping tiger (between the two oxen, only its forepaws are visible in this photo) menaces two oxen on the lid, while two more tigers climb up the sides of the container. A flying bird and two monkeys in a tree observe the scene. Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - 25 AD) Yunnan Provincial Museum, Kunming
A CHOICE PHOENICIAN 'BIL-BIL', ca. 1200-900 BC. The classic Phoenician vessel with spherical body on everted ring base with high neck with everted rim, a single strap handle looping gracefully from the shoulder to the neck, the body ornamented with curving ridges.
Chinese spinach jade covered urn, of flattened ovoid form relief, carved with a pair of meandering dragons, the short neck with an apocryphal Qianlong mark flanked by scroll handles, the domed lid accented with clouds, 11.75"h