• 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 109

    A LARGE ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN GREY BURNISHED POTTERY SPOUTED VESSEL

    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN GREY BURNISHED POTTERY SPOUTED VESSEL
    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Of spherical form, the upper body with horizontal ribs incised with dashes, with zoomorphic spout and strap handle, 31 cm. high; and three pottery beak-spouted jugs, two grey ware, the third red burnished and with zoomorphic loop handle, all circa 1st Millennium B.C., 26 cm. high max. (4)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.