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LOT 0955

Estimate
GBP (£) 180 - 240
EUR (€) 220 - 290
USD ($) 250 - 330

Opening Bid
£180 (EUR 215; USD 245) (+bp*)

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Holy Land Flask

11th-6th century BC

A terracotta flask with biconvex body and tapering cylindrical neck with rolled rim flanked by two strap handles, decorated with concentric circles on both faces of the body. 1.4 kg, 27cm (10 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From the collection of a gentleman (deceased); by descent to his family residing in London, circa 1990.

Literature
Cf. Amiran, R., Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land, Jerusalem, 1963, plate 95, item 11, for type.