London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
A TEPE SIALK PAINTED POTTERY SPOUTED VESSEL
CIRCA 9TH-8TH CENTURY B.C.
The globular body with short 'cock-comb' spout and knopped loop handle, decorated in reddish-brown with feathered bands with trio of pendant triangles, concentric bands of rays and geometric decoration, cross-hatching and chequered lozenges around spout base, dots on rim and handle, wave pattern on neck, cross-hatched triangles on spout, cross on base
8¼ in. (20.7 cm.) high
Private collection, Switzerland, 1985.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Paris, 13 February 2002, lot 385.
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Zurich, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau Kartause Ittingen, Vom Euphrat zum Nil: Kunst aus den Alten Agypten und Vorderasien, 1985.
For similar cf. P. Amiet, Art of the Ancient Near East, New York, 1980, p. 419, no. 641.
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