Ziwiye polychrome glazed pottery pyxis vesselW21
A glazed pottery pyxis vessel with a cylindrical body and two pierced lug handles on the rim. The outside surface is painted with vivid blue patterns highlighted in places with black and yellow.
Ziwiye region, 8th to 7th Century BC
9.2 x 15.1 cms including handles
Professionally repaired from numerous pieces with around 10-15% restoration
Ex. collection: Saeed Motamed, London, UK (1925-2013); acquired 1950’s-1990’s.