7 December 2000
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF A NEW YORK LADY
AN IRANIAN POTTERY JAR
Circa Early 2nd Millennium B.C.
With a rounded body, sharply angled shoulders, and an everted rim, decorated with thin and broad bands, the largest with vertical panels of cross-hatching and other geometric patterns, and two panels each enclosing dotted rings and two small birds in profile to the left, on a disk base
8 in. (20.3 cm) high
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