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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 140

    THREE NORTH-WEST PERSIAN 'ZIWIYE' GLAZED POTTERY JARS

    9TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE NORTH-WEST PERSIAN 'ZIWIYE' GLAZED POTTERY JARS
    9TH CENTURY B.C.
    All with blue glazed spherical bodies, the shoulders decorated with a band of alternating yellow, white and blue lotus petals, with thick dark outlines, the larger with twin lug handles, two with silvery iridescence
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high max. (3)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private collection, Germany, 1976-1978.