Ancient Persian Terracotta Jar with Geometrical Decoration

GBP 195.00

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Object Description

A fine Ancient Persian terracotta jar featuring a globular body leading to a short neck and an everted rim. The vessel is further enriched with multiple parallel black bands of plain black pigment, comprising a central register of geometrical decoration, also rendered in black pigment. A beautiful testimony of skilful ancient craftsmanship.

Date: Circa 3rd-2nd Millennium BC.

Object History

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

Object Condition

Fine condition, some indentation to the body and minor chip to rim. Earthly encrustation covers the surface.

Object Details

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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