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LOT 0168

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GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
EUR (€) 930 - 1,160
USD ($) 970 - 1,210

Bid History: 5   |   Current bid: £55 (+bp*)

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Bid History: 5   |   Current bid: £55
VERY LARGE WESTERN ASIATIC RED BURNISHED STORAGE VESSEL
2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
20 7/8 in. (13.3 kg, 53 cm high).

A large glazed terracotta storage vessel with piriform body, waisted neck and everted rim, painted with circumferential bands of chevrons around the shoulder, hatched fill between, above and below and dashed lines to the rim. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Acquired before 1990.
Property of a Munich collector.
Property of an English gentleman.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Çilingiroğlu, A., 'The Second Millennium Painted Pottery Tradition of the Van Lake Basin' in Anatolian Studies, vol.34, 1984, pp.129-139.

CONDITION