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North West Persian Kaluraz pottery jug

M23

£180.00

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A burnished brown slip pottery jug resting on tripod feet and mounted with a small ring handle. Please note that the stylised head on the rim is a modern addition/restoration although it is stylistically correct for the type.

Culture
North West Persia, probably Kaluraz region, early 1st Millennium BC

Size
26 x 15.6 cms

Condition
The head decoration at the top of the neck is modern restoration! Repaired at the base of the neck and the ring handle has been partially restored, general surface wear and light accretions as shown in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, UK; acquired c. 1970’s

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