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A PARTHIAN GREEN-GLAZED JAR
A PARTHIAN GREEN-GLAZED JAR

CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.

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A PARTHIAN GREEN-GLAZED JAR
circa 1st-3rd century a.d.
With an ovoid body, flat base, cylindrical neck and slightly overhanging, flat rim, the interior and most of the exterior green glazed, under the glaze on the neck, a raised ring below the rim and incised horizontal bands and angled lines above an undulating line
24¾in. (62.8cm.) high

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For other vessels with similar green glaze and under-glaze ornament, see nos. 87-90 in Fukai, Ceramics of Ancient Persia.
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