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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 90

    A LEVANTINE FAIENCE LIDDED JAR

    CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LEVANTINE FAIENCE LIDDED JAR
    CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Ovoid in form, tapering towards the flat base, with twin perforated horizontal lug handles and a flat disk rim, the top of the lid rounded with a wide rectangular horizontal perforation, the underside bevelled to conform to the vessel rim
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) tall


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    Provenance

    French Private Collection, 1980.