• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 115

    A GROUP OF ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN POTTERY AND MARBLE VESSELS

    CIRCA 4TH-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN POTTERY AND MARBLE VESSELS
    CIRCA 4TH-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Including a red burnished bowl with black painted zigzag and diamond pattern decoration; another with basket handle; two tripod bowls, one decorated with alternating crimson bands and black wavy lines on a pale buff ground; a miniature storage jar with black painted decoration on the shoulder; a marble footed cup with pierced lug handles, the body with vertical and horizontal bands of incised circles; and various others
    21 cm. high max. (10)


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    Please note that this lot is sold as is and not subject to return.

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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.