4 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
THREE SYRIAN STONE VESSELS
CIRCA 6TH-EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
One cream with pink banding, circa 6th millennium B.C., ovoid in form with a rounded base and bevelled mouth; one gray-green, circa 2nd-early 1st millennium B.C., squat in form with high ring foot and wide flaring rim, the conical lid perforated at the top, the rim perforated four times; and one black with white veining, circa 3rd-2nd millennium B.C., ovoid in form, on a narrow flat base, with carinated shoulders, short neck and disk rim
First: 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high (3)
First: with Barakat, Jerusalem, 1972.
Second: with Fortuna, New York, 1988.
Third: with Shraga Qedar, Jerusalem, 1980.
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