• 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 111

    A LARGE ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN GREY BURNISHED POTTERY SPOUTED JAR

    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN GREY BURNISHED POTTERY SPOUTED JAR
    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    With bull-headed spout joined to the rim with a horizontal strap handle, a smaller goat's head below, a small loop handle opposite, the carinated body with incised linear decoration, 21.5 cm. high; a multi-spouted spherical vessel, with zoomorphic handle, the body with four bull's heads, their curly horns conjoined to the outermost spouts, 16.5 cm. high; and a grey ware globular tripod jar with moulded vertical ribs on the body and pierced lugs, 11 cm. high (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.