London, South Kensington
29 October 2003
A PERSIAN POTTERY LIDDED JAR WITH RAM HEAD PROTOMES
8TH CENTURY B.C.
The spherical body on flattened base, the shoulder with four ram head protomes, each with curled horns, two pierced and two with incised pendant trefoil motif, interspersed with zigzag row of punched dots, the concave lid with pierced double ram's head finial
4¾ in. (12 cm.)
Acquired in 1993, Hôtel Drouot, Paris.
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