Sumerian Terracotta Vessel

GBP 625.00

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Object Description

A Sumerian vessel moulded from terracotta featuring a piriform body tapering in at the neck leading to a thick rim. The piece sits upon a concave base and has two handles applied from the shoulder to the rim. An incised geometric design features across the body including alternating diagonal lines forming a chevron pattern. Two protruding knobs are visible on the shoulder, each pierced. The handles rise up to create a pointed tip and are decorated with an incised circle with a central dot.

Date: Circa 3rd-1st Millennium BC

Object History

From the private collection of the late Mr S.M., London, UK, 1969-1999, thence by descent.

Object Condition

Fine condition, chip to the point of one of the handles.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:6.2 x H:11 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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