Trans-Jordan Terracotta Vessel with Ledge Handles

GBP 495.00

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Object Description

TA large Trans-Jordan terracotta vessel with a globular body, two small ledge handles and a flattened base. The vessel features a wide mouth with a flared rim flowing into a broad neck. The ledge handles are situated just below halfway down the vessel and are decorated with a gently crimped appearance to the edges. The vessel is unglazed, highlighting the natural colourations of the terracotta, now uneven and in some places burnished due to ageing. Some earthly accretions cover the surface.

Date: Circa 4th-3rd millennium BC.

Object History

From the collection of a gentleman (deceased); by descent to his family residing in London, circa 1990.

Object Condition

Fine condition, small chip to the rim.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:26 x 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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