AN IRANIAN POTTERY SPOUTED VESSEL
Circa Early 1st Millennium B.C.
The globular vessel finely potted of burnished light brown fabric, with thin walls, on a flat base, with a short flaring cylindrical neck and a small wide handle opposite the beaked spout, with three ridges along the base of the neck, and a band of incised decoration on the shoulder, including hatched rays and a plant-like motif of stacked chevrons
116 in. (28.1 cm) high