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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 29

    AN IRANIAN POTTERY JAR

    CIRCA LATE 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IRANIAN POTTERY JAR
    CIRCA LATE 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.
    The globular body with red slip, the sloping shoulder decorated in black with horizontal lines either side of a thick striated wavy band
    12 ¼ in. (31 cm.) high


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    PUBLISHED:
    W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Mainz, 1977, cat. no. 165.

    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.