Ancient Persian Terracotta Jar with Birds

GBP 175.00

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Object Description

An Ancient Persian terracotta jar featuring a piriform, slender body leading to a neck with an everted, folded rim. The vessel sits on a small round raised foot. The jar is decorated with a register featuring birds with spread wings, separated by thick zigzagging lines. Three thick parallel lines decorate the neck and one frames the band of decoration to the bottom.

Date: Circa 3rd-2nd Millennium BC.

Object History

Formerly from a late Japanese gentleman’s collection, 1970s-2010s.

Object Condition

Fine, part of the surface has chipped off on one side. Loss of pigmentation due to ageing. The item is covered in earthly encrustations.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:9 x H:12 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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