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Luristan Bronze Kohl Jar - Female Form

Lot 0029A Details

Description
Ancient Near East, Iran, Luristan culture, ca. 1000 to 600 BCE. This is a really beautiful item, a cast bronze kohl jar in the form of a cylinder with jutting female features; the rim is wide, flat, and flaring, from a thin opening that was designed to prevent evaporation of precious liquids. The body includes incised designs that give it texture, including on the rim, and crosshatching on the back. Size: 1.6" W x 5" H (4.1 cm x 12.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Private East coast collection, ex NYC Auction

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#113916
Condition
Beautiful condition, with fine bright green patina.
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Luristan Bronze Kohl Jar - Female Form

Estimate
$1,200
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$1,500
Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price
$650
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0029A: Luristan Bronze Kohl Jar - Female Form

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$825
6 Bids
Est.
$1,200
-
$1,500
Starting Price
$650
Exceptional Antiquities | Ethnographic Art
Thu, Jun 02, 2016 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 22.5%

Lot 0029A Details

Description
...
Ancient Near East, Iran, Luristan culture, ca. 1000 to 600 BCE. This is a really beautiful item, a cast bronze kohl jar in the form of a cylinder with jutting female features; the rim is wide, flat, and flaring, from a thin opening that was designed to prevent evaporation of precious liquids. The body includes incised designs that give it texture, including on the rim, and crosshatching on the back. Size: 1.6" W x 5" H (4.1 cm x 12.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Private East coast collection, ex NYC Auction

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#113916
Condition
...
Beautiful condition, with fine bright green patina.

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