Large Ancient Persian Terracotta Jar with Geometric Motifs

GBP 425.00

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Object Description

An Ancient Persian terracotta jar featuring a globular body leading to a short, slightly everted neck. The lower half of the vessel remains undecorated, whilst the upper half is richly adorned with a register of segmented ovals, depicted on contrasting diagonals, that alternate with black circles. Two continuous bands frame the register from the bottom, whilst black and maroon bands enclose the register from above. Two additional black bands and a series of black v shapes complete the design around the vessel’s neck and rim.

Object Condition

Good condition, there are some minor chips and earthly encrustations.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:14.2 x H:15.7 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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