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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    AN ANATOLIAN BLACK-WARE POTTERY JAR AND AN IRANIAN SPOUTED VESSEL

    CIRCA 3RD-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

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    AN ANATOLIAN BLACK-WARE POTTERY JAR AND AN IRANIAN SPOUTED VESSEL
    CIRCA 3RD-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    The jar with four suspension loops at the shoulder, the lower body decorated with waves of incised ribs, circa late 3rd Millennium B.C.; the spouted vessel with burnished grey globular body and beak spout, circa early 1st Millennium B.C.
    6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) and 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high respectively


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    PUBLISHED:
    W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg,
    Mainz, 1977, cat. nos 166 & 167.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Hamburg, acquired prior to 1977; and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Exhibited

    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kunst der Antike: Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, 21 January-6 March 1977.