Nabataean Red Terracotta Flask

GBP 750.00

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Object Description

A finely potted terracotta flask displaying the characteristic of the bright red-orange colour of Nabataean pottery. The vessel features an elongated body leading to a short cylindrical neck which flares outwards into a wide mouth. A single applied handle extends from the rim to the shoulder. The thin walls remain undecorated, displaying a beautiful matte finishing with some traces of white inclusions. The vessel sits on a short out-splayed foot.

Date: Circa AD 1st – 2nd Century.

Object History

From an important collection of Near Eastern pottery formed by a gentleman, deceased, before 1988; passed by descent to his family in London and Geneva.

Object Condition

Fine condition, two minor chips to the foot.

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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