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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 64

    THREE SYRIAN STONE VESSELS

    CIRCA 6TH-EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    THREE SYRIAN STONE VESSELS
    CIRCA 6TH-EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    One cream with pink banding, circa 6th millennium B.C., ovoid in form with a rounded base and bevelled mouth; one gray-green, circa 2nd-early 1st millennium B.C., squat in form with high ring foot and wide flaring rim, the conical lid perforated at the top, the rim perforated four times; and one black with white veining, circa 3rd-2nd millennium B.C., ovoid in form, on a narrow flat base, with carinated shoulders, short neck and disk rim
    First: 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high (3)


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    Provenance

    First: with Barakat, Jerusalem, 1972.
    Second: with Fortuna, New York, 1988.
    Third: with Shraga Qedar, Jerusalem, 1980.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION