Lot 264: POT FROM A PREHISTORIC CULTURE
November 19, 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Fired clay. Ban Chiang, approx. 1st cent BC
Ban Chiang is the largest archeological site in today´s East Thailand. This vessel presents a characterful form standing on a tall foot bordered by a vertical ribbed seam. The vessel body is divided by a notched rib in a smaller lower and larger upper area. The lower section features an irregular pattern with incised, crossed lines, the above part is defined by a very distinquished zigzag band. The grey tone is due to long-term underground storage partly blackened, soil remains, as well as the white-painted collections number "662" underneath the vaulted bottom. According to age, very good preservation.
HEIGHT 15 CM, DM 17,8 CM
From a South German collection