London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
A TEPE SIALK PAINTED POTTERY SPOUTED VESSEL
CIRCA 9TH-8TH CENTURY B.C.
The globular body with long horizontal spout amd loop handle, surmounted by a bird-head terminal, decorated in reddish-brown with large chequered lozenge on each side, concentric bands of geometric decoration around spout base, rays on spout, rim and neck base with dotted decoration, cross on base
7¾ in. (19.1 cm.) high
Private collection, Switzerland, 1985.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Paris, 13 February 2002, lot 384.
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Zurich, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau Kartause Ittingen, Vom Euphrat zum Nil: Kunst aus den Alten Agypten und Vorderasien, 1985, no. 44.
Exhibition catalogue, Vom Euphrat zum Nil: Kunst aus den Alten Agypten und Vorderasien, Zurich, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau Kartause Ittingen, 1985, no. 44.
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