Originally Posted by ariel
Are those later renditions?
No, there are a lot of iconography, lore, etc. in Chandraketugarh vases and other deposits that are archaic, etc. hard to think up of even in the 5th century AD let alone recently. However people can try to reproduced them, twist already found pieces.
That vase has some damage to it, but over it is in very good condition you're right.
Their collection is extremely good, one of the best I've seen. I'd hope they have experts cross referencing.