Iron Age Amlash Jar with Stylised Stag-Shaped Handle

GBP 695.00

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Object Description

A finely moulded glossy reddish-orange Amlash jar of the early Iron Age, with a wide, globular body narrows into a funnel mouth. A strap handle, connects the rim and the shoulder, embellished with a stylised stag terminal. Incised dots, characteristic of the Amlash Iron Age potteries, decorate each side of the stag’s terminal and the handle.

Date: Circa 9th century BC
Period: Early Iron Age, Iron Age I-II

Object History

From an old Tokyo collection; formerly the property of a Japanese gentleman since the late 1980s.

Object Condition

Very good condition. The rim has a small chip.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:32.5 centimeters
  • diameter
    21 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