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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    TWENTY ANCIENT POTTERY ITEMS

    IRON AGE TO BYZANTINE PERIOD, CIRCA 1500 B.C.-700 A.D.

    Price Realised  

    TWENTY ANCIENT POTTERY ITEMS
    IRON AGE TO BYZANTINE PERIOD, CIRCA 1500 B.C.-700 A.D.
    Including five jugs, graduated in size, each with a barrel-shaped body, a collar on the cylindrical neck; six oil lamps; two aryballoi; a spindle bottle; four small jugs; a large hemispherical bowl on a ring foot; and an ovoid jar, the wide neck with a raised band and four ring handles
    Tallest of illustrated jugs: 9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) (20)


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    See illustration for the five jugs.

    Provenance

    Acquired 1970s-1980s, mostly in Jerusalem.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOT ELSON