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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 105

    A PERSIAN POTTERY JAR

    LATE 3RD/EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A PERSIAN POTTERY JAR
    LATE 3RD/EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
    With dark brown painted decoration of three birds between three diamonds, concentric bands above and below, the body with two horizontal bands with widely spaced vertical lines between; and a North Syrian terracotta two-wheeled covered wagon with figure seated inside, mounted
    14½ in. (37 cm.) high and 7 in. (18 cm.) wide respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Japanese private collection, acquired during the 1970s-1980s.