21 November 2006
CHORRERA GRAYWARE VESSEL
ca. 1000 - 600 B.C.
of hemispherical form, incised around the neck, with finely etched geometric motifs, with a short spout emerging from the top, distinguished by a partial slip descending in elongated lobes.
Diameter 6 7/8 in. (17.46 cm.)
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PROPERTY FROM THE STANFORD PLACE COLLECTION, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND
SOLD BY ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES
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