• 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 110

    A GROUP OF FIVE ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN POTTERY VESSELS

    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF FIVE ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN POTTERY VESSELS
    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Two spherical jars with beak spouts, the shoulders decorated with a finely incised band of pendant hatched triangles; another cream slip pottery jar with groups of hatched pendant triangles between two encircling bands; another red burnished spherical jug with incised dots and a collar around the base of the neck, and a comb pattern below the handle; and a grey ware squat spherical jug with moulded vertical and diagonal ribs on the body.
    24 cm. high max. (5)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.