26 - 27 October 2004
A PERSIAN TERRACOTTA CHALICE
CIRCA 1800-1400 B.C.
The carinated body decorated with a brown painted frieze showing a bird-of-prey, a fish, three geese and an ibex, palm branch and stars in the field, repaired
5½ in. (14 cm.) high
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Animals, 1996, III, no. 60; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 26.
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