13909. Fine Holy land Steatite Libation Spoon
Syria, Iron Age, Ca. 800 BC.
Size 4-1/2 in L. x 1-3/8 inches H.+ custom mount. Cp similar example in the Joseph Turnbach Collection. Provenance: Ex prominent NY collector D.K. Acq 2000s. A tan stone ritual vessel with a cylindrical shaft opening into a rounded spoon shape reservoir; ornately crafted with a decorative pattern under rim and a naturalistic hand holding up the spoon. To be set into a separately made handle.
Original Price: $8,500
Special Price: $7,450