Lot 2447: Western Asiatic Philistine Polychrome Flask
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 12th-10th century BC. A terracotta globular flask with trumpet -shaped neck with median carination, everted rim, bifid strap handle to the shoulder, concentric red and black painted bands to each broad face, hatching to the handle and rim. Cf. Amiran, R. Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land, Jerusalem, 1963, plate 91 item 1. 643 grams, 21.5cm (8 1/2"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition, usage wear.