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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 3

    A YORTAN GREY-WARE POTTERY LIDDED JAR

    EARLY BRONZE AGE, FIRST HALF OF 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A YORTAN GREY-WARE POTTERY LIDDED JAR
    EARLY BRONZE AGE, FIRST HALF OF 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.
    The rounded body with three knob feet and two pierced lug handles for suspension, with vertical bands of incised geometric decoration, the lid with knob handle and incised triangles, pierced twice for attachment to body
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection, acquired in the 1950s.