London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A TEPE SIALK PAINTED POTTERY BRIDGE-SPOUTED JAR
EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
The globular body on flat base, the short concave neck with double conjoined loop handle, a smaller ribbed handle at the back and with long horizontal spout, a sylized figure with applied circular eyes and arms bridging the handle and spout, each side decorated in brownish black with chequerboard frieze, hatched and wavy lines, concentric linear decoration on the front and back, stripes on the handles and spout, spout repaired with small chip
10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high
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