Near Eastern, Parthian, Large Silver Dish with Warrior Fighting Lion,

(Middle East, 1st Century BCE and earlier)

Near Eastern, Parthian, Large Silver Dish with Warrior Fighting Lion,
5501 N. Federal Highway - Suite Four
Boca Raton, Florida, 33487
(561) 994.0811
Contact dealer

Near Eastern, Parthian, Large Silver Dish with Warrior Fighting Lion,

Sold

Near Eastern Silver Dish in Relief, Warrior Spearing a Fierce Lion. Parthian, ca. 2nd Century BCE - 2nd Century CE. 10 1/4" diameter and 1 1/2" thick. On custom stand 10" high. Small loss of silver and possible restoration, see images. Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd, Jerusalem. For example see British Museum, Silver Plate Showing Shapur II, 200 - 600 CE (The Rise of World Faiths.) The Parthian Empire (247 BC – 224 AD), also known as the Arsacid Empire was a major Iranian political and cultural power in ancient Iran and Iraq. Its latter name comes from Arsaces I of Parthia who, as leader of the Parni tribe, founded it in the mid-3rd century BC when he conquered the region of Parthiain Iran's northeast, then a satrapy (province) in rebellion against the Seleucid Empire. Mithridates I of Parthia (r. c. 171–138 BC) greatly expanded the empire by seizing Media and Mesopotamia from the Seleucids. At its height, the Parthian Empire stretched from the northern reaches of the Euphrates, in what is now central-eastern Turkey, to eastern Iran. The empire, located on the Silk Road trade route between the Roman Empire in the Mediterranean Basin and the Han Empire of China, became a center of trade and commerce.

DIAMETER: 11 in | HEIGHT: 11 in

Origin Middle East
Category Antiquities
Circa2nd Century BCE
Style Unspecified
ConditionVery good

Starting at $350. This seller prefers to quote shipping price after determining your location.

Domestic shipping within the 48 continental states is quoted on each item via FedEx or White Glove delivery.

International shipping can be arranged upon request.

Delivery times will vary depending on the locations of origin and delivery, packing requirements, and the method of shipping used.

Once your order is processed, you will be notified of shipping status and given an estimated time of delivery.

We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover through our secure portal. We also accept payment via check, money order, or wire transfer. All payment options are available at checkout.

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover

CONDITION: Small loss and restoration. See images and description.

THB REF: 1237019824 DEALER REF: 1351305
TOP