Keywords: forgery

313 objects


Marble sculpture of a squatting bear carved from one piece of stone. There is a hole at the top of the head with two drilled openings to allow object to be hung. The recesses for the nostrils and navel are also drilled. Color is a mottled off-white/light brown, with a black, glossy material seen in …


Drinking vessel

Small drinking vessel in the form of a ram’s head; at other end, slightly flared opening whose rim bears a lotus and palmette pattern in repoussé. Slightly flared nostrils; eyes outlined without indication of pupils; horns, rendered with parallel wavy lines, curl behind ears and protrude from the vessel wall. Hatched lines along front ends …