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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 31

    SIX IRANIAN POTTERY VESSELS

    CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

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    SIX IRANIAN POTTERY VESSELS
    CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Comprising a bowl with carinated shoulder and rounded rim, decorated with red slip on the interior and white on the exterior, with black painted crossed-hatched diamond and zigzag decoration, 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam.; two small bowls decorated in black with zigzags and ibex, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. max.; a tripod vessel with black and red painted cross-hatched triangles and diamonds, 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high; and two globular jars with cream slip, both decorated in red slip with kite-like forms with diagonal hatching and elongated triangles, 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high max.


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    PUBLISHED:
    W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Mainz, 1977, cat. nos 168, 169, 175, 174, 170 & 171.

    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.