6 July 2016,
Price realised GBP 500
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
AN IRANIAN POTTERY JAR
CIRCA LATE 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.
The globular body with red slip, the sloping shoulder decorated in black with horizontal lines either side of a thick striated wavy band
12 ¼ in. (31 cm.) high
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W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Mainz, 1977, cat. no. 165.
Private collection, Hamburg, acquired prior to 1977; and thence by descent to the present owner.
Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kunst der Antike: Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, 21 January-6 March 1977.
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