29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,250
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A WESTERN ASIATIC POTTERY OLLA
CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Of globular form with everted rim, the decoration in umber on a buff ground, consisting of stylised horned quadrupeds separated by alternate wave pattern and vertical bands filled with cross-hatching, chevrons and squares, below a wide band of opposing cross-hatched triangles, a band of rays above and a solid band around the rim, on flared foot
8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) high
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Formerly in a European collection, acquired in the 1980s.
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