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Ancient Near East, Holy Land, ca. 8th to 1st century BCE. A lovely collection of five wheel-thrown terracotta vessels evocative of typical Holy Land styles. First is a petite dark-gray vessel with a miniscule foot, globular body, thin neck, and a collared rim. Second is a short jarlet with a flat base, bulbous body, and a small rim. Third is a spherical vessel with a round bottom, wide neck, and flared rim. Fourth is a light-orange jar with red-striped designs on a wide body, with three loop handles, a flared rim, and a missing foot. Last is a large blackware jar with a minute footed base, a rotund body with incised curvilinear motifs, a narrow neck, and a rolled and flared rim. A beautiful gathering! Size of largest (blackware): 5.375" H (13.7 cm).

Provenance: private Carlton collection, Los Angeles, California, USA, acquired between 1965 and 1980

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#128034

Condition

Smallest vessel has loss to rim; spherical vessel has losses to areas of exterior surface; light-orange jar has missing handle and lower section; and largest vessel has loss to portion of rim. All items have age-commensurate surface wear, slight pitting, some discoloration, with mineral and earthen deposits throughout.

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Lot of 5 Ancient Holy Land Pottery Jars

Estimate $250 - $350Jul 30, 2018