PAKISTAN, ancient cups, bowls, knives, spoons, other objects related to food preparation & consumption

PKK6) BAKTRIAN, c. 2000-500 BC, bronze backed knife, 186x15mm, hole in handle for rivet to hold grips, from NWFP, handle has 2 long shaved sections from the shovel perhaps, also a slight bend in the handle, blade very slightly chipped, still, overall decent, $42.00 sold
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PG11) GREEK-SCYTHIAN-KUSHAN, c. 300 BC - 400 AD, bronze collander spoon, 218mm, 55mm dia. deep bowl pierced with many tiny holes, right angle terminal for hanging with (squashed) semicircular projection, some decorative aspects, from Tangir, Gilgit, NWF, patchy patina, pretty nice F $55.00 sold
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PG12) GREEK-SCYTHIAN-KUSHAN, c. 300 BC - 400 AD, bronze 165mm long, 38mm flat bowl, conical terminal, no decoration, from Tangir, Gilgit, NWF, bit of corrosion, small hole in bowl, few bends in handle, VG $18.50 sold
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PG13) SCYTHIAN, c. 100 BC - 100 AD, bronze knife, 147mm long, from Gilgit, NWF, corroded blade, G $50.00 sold
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PG14) SCYTHIAN, c. 100 BC - 100 AD, bronze knife, 168mm long, from Gilgit, NWF, moderately corroded blade, $75.00 sold
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PSP10) KUSHAN, c. 50-300 AD, bronze spoons, from Gunyar,
42mm dia. bowl, 139mm pointed tip handle, minimal decoration, small pit rev., VF $60.00 sold
b) sim., 38mm bowl, 140mm handle, intact VF $67.00 sold
c) sim., 38mm bowl, 140mm handle, intact VF $67.00 sold
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PSP9)KUSHAN, c. 50-300 AD, bronze spoons, from Gunyar, both bowls are broken, pieces mostly retained for repair, F @ $12.00 each sold 8/8/2010
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PCP6) KUSHAN, c. 100-400 AD, bronze wine cup, 55mm dia., 28mm tall, 24mm pedestal, from NWFP, crusty & dirty, $43.00 sold 7/6/2009
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PCP7) KUSHAN, c. 100-400 AD, bronze wine cup, 60mm tall, 25mm base, pedestal expanded in center, from NWFP, crusty & dirty, $52.00 sold 7/6/2009
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PB3) KUSHAN, c. 100-400 AD, bronze bowl, 57mm dia., 20mm tall, floral decoration, from Udigram, NWF, nice F-F+ $70.00 sold
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PB10) KUSHAN, c. 100-400 AD, bronze bowl, 44mm at rim, 32mm at base, 16mm tall,  convex base, thick walls, undecorated, possibly a crucible, unknown location, crusty F $28.00 sold 7/6/2009
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PB11) KUSHAN, c. 100-400 AD, bronze bowl, round, wide lip, short pedestal,  56mm dia., 20mm tall, from Thana, Northwest Frontier, crusty F $22.00 sold 7/6/2009
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PSP8) KUSHANSHAHR (KUSHANO-SASANIAN), c. 250-400 AD, bronze spoon, 162x42mm dia. pointed bowl, incised triangle in bull's eye decoration, 120mm handle, hooked butt for hanging, from Gunyar, nearly perfect, XF $125.00 sold
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PB12) KUSHAN-HEPHTHALITE, c. 100-800 AD, maybe later, brass bowl, 165mm dia., 87mm deep,  decorated rather crudely with incised lines and bull's eyes, a design element in use since Indus times, from NWFP, some scrapes, crust, dirt, F $125.00 sold 12/11/2007
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PBL1) UNKNOWN PERIOD, lead dish, 133mm dia., 22mm deep,  ~66mm depression in center as if to hold a teacup, simple linear incised decoration top & bottom, seems Kushan-ish to me, from NWFP, bent, cracks, $38.00 sold 7/6/2009
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PB3) Unknown period, bronze bowl, 100mm diameter, 52mm tall, incised lotus design, musical tone when you strike it, from Udigram, Swat.  The design is Kushan-like, but I think it is much later, VF $75.00 sold
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PB2) Unknown period, round bowl of thin white metal, 79mm dia., 42mm tall, stamped floral design, separate lattice pattern bottom.  From Barikot.  Supplier swears its Kushan but I think not.  Possibly early 20th c., bit of separation at bottom, tiny split at lip, crude VF $16.00 sold
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225-09b) HEPHTHALITE?, c. 400-700 AD, bronze pan or ladle, 97mm dia., 24mm deep, 60mm long twisted handle, from Darel, Gilgit, 3 holes in wall from corrosion, chip on edge, F $20.00 sold 7/6/2009
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PPL1) SHAHI, c. 700-1000 AD, bronze plate, 106mm dia., 8mm deep, decorated with stamped bull's eyes around rim & circle of dots in center, apparently smoothed with a file (parallel grooves under patina), from Aligrama, F $40.00 sold 7/6/2009
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PSP12) KUSHAN-ISLAMIC?, c. 100-1200 AD, bronze honey spoon, 300mm long, "blade" is 70mm long, 40mm wide, serrated edges, flat, from Udigram, bent blade, F $40.00
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PSP13) KUSHAN-ISLAMIC?, c. 100-1200 AD, bronze honey spoon, 215mm long, blade is 47x35mm, serrated vaguely in shape of a pomegranite? (or poppy pod?), from Udigram, F $55.00 sold
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PSP1) ISLAMIC, c. 1000-1500, bronze spoon, 161mm long, 37x41mm irregular bowl, pointed butt, undecorated handle, from Udigram, big split & minor chips on bowl, F $6.00 sold
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PSPF1) ISLAMIC, c. 1000-1500, iron spoon, 110mm long, 35mm diameter shallow bowl, from Sawari, Buner, slight chip at butt & edge of bowl, VG $15.00
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PSP19) ISLAMIC, c. 1100-1300, bronze spoon, 51mm dia. shallow bowl, 123mm long handle with flat rectangular countour, crude unfinished butt, from Udigram, VG $18.00
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PKNF7) ISLAMIC, c. 1100-1250 AD, (so I was told, but I think this is MUCH later, ~19th c.), iron/steel knife, 250x18mm, integral handle, from near Mahmudi mosque in Udigram, chipped tip, VG $20.00
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PKNF9) ISLAMIC, c. 1100-1800, iron knife, 179x20x5mm, backed blade, short tang, from Udigram, corroded, $16.00
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PKNF10) ISLAMIC, c. 1100-1800, iron knife, 218x16x4mm, narrow, backed blade, short tang, from Udigram, corroded, $16.00
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PKFF1) ISLAMIC, c. 1100-1800, iron fork, 308x33mm, decorated all over, from Udigram, decent, $45.00
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PSP5) early 20th c.?, cast brass spoon, 174x42mm, handle is a woman with hands raised standing on a snake held by a dancing girl, in the bowl is probably Hanuman.  I think this is a silly tourist thing made of shell casings between 1900-1930, on the other hand, there is wear, from NWF, F $35.00
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