Lot 2504: Western Asiatic Holy Land Vessel Group
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Early 2nd millennium BC. A mixed group of ceramic vessels ornamented with red burnished slip comprising: a piriform jug with trefoil rim, round-section strap handle; a jug with ovoid body, discoid foot, deep shoulder, round-section handle; a bulbous jug with small discoid foot, trumpet-shaped neck, bifid strap handle. Cf. Amiran, R. Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land, Jerusalem, 1963, plate 33, item 4 (ewer"). 1.3 kg total, 13-26cm (5 - 10 1/4"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [3, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition, usage wear.