Lot 2482: Western Asiatic Bichrome Bird Jug
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8th-10th century AD. A ceramic jar in the form of a bird with three stub legs, fan-shaped tail, tubular neck with pinched rim forming a beak, ribbed loop handle to the shoulder; bands of red and black scrolls and hatching. 667 grams, 19cm (7 1/2"). Property of an Austrian collector; acquired in the 1970s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fair condition, outer edge of tail abraded.