A lot of 2 large terracotta vessels
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Est. £1,000Sep 01
3rd-2nd millennium BC. A terracotta storage jar with carinated base and chamfered rim, frieze of painted panels with zebu, fronds and fish. 5.6 kg, 29cm (11 1/2"). Property of a Middlesex collector;
Lot 0015 Details
A lot of 2 large terracotta vessels. The first a wide-bodied creme buff ceramic bottle, Near East, c. 6th Century BC, with single handle and flat base, the shoulder nicely decorated with incised wavy parallel lines. H: 8 3/4 in (22.2 cm). Intact, light deposits. The second a Midland Purple-ware jar from Derbyshire, Britain, 14th - 15th Century. An intact example of this coarse, high fired pottery with a single handle, flared foot and grooved decoration. A few minor rim chips. H: 8 1/2 in (21.6 cm). The first:Ex Yemeni excavation. Ex New Orleans private collection; the second: Ex Dr. Gilles Collection, Germany, acquired during the 1950's & 60's.
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