Parthian Female Banqueter


A pottery figure of a female banqueter. The nude figure, decorated with highlights in red slip, reclines on a couch; the reverse is unmodelled.

Date: Circa 3rd Century BC
Condition: Very fine condition; complete and intact; relatively good detail and pigments remaining.

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Product Code: AS-3318
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Parthia is the historical region located in north-eastern Iran. Parthian art has a rich art heritage and encompassed a variety of media including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and sculpture.

This figure provides an insight into the polychromy exhibited by works of ancient art in their original form. To find out more about polychromy, please refer to the relevant article.

Weight 144 g
Dimensions H 11 cm

Pottery and Porcelain


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