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Lot 0106
**Originally Listed At $125**

South Asia, Indus Valley, Harrapan/Mohenjo Daro, ca. 2800 to 1800 CE. A petite wheel-thrown terracotta vessel with a wide circular foot, bulbous body, rounded shoulders which taper to a thin flared rim. The body displays a repeating chestnut-hued concentric circle motif with several solid bands of brown above and below the design, and the inner rim is detailed with a burnt-orange pigment below a dark brown band. Vessels like this would have held oils, spices, or other more uncommon substances. Size: 4" W x 2" H (10.2 cm x 5.1 cm).

Provenance: private Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA collection

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Surface wear commensurate with age, minor losses to rim and foot, with a few large scratches across the surface. Minor mineral deposits on exterior, and good earthen deposits throughout.

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Attractive Harrapan Indus Valley Pottery Vessel

Estimate $200 - $300Apr 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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