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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 63

    A SYRIAN CALCITE JAR

    CIRCA 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A SYRIAN CALCITE JAR
    CIRCA 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.
    The globular vessel on a flat base with rounded shoulders, the thick disk rim bevelled on the interior, a raised band with incised crosshatching and four perforated vertical lugs on the shoulders
    18 in. (45.7 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    German Private Collection, 1982.