Ziwiye polychrome glazed pottery pyxis vessel

W21

£425.00

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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.

Culture
North West Persia, Ziwiye region, 8th to 7th Century BC

Size
9.2 x 15.1 cms including handles

Condition
Professionally repaired from numerous pieces with around 10-15% restoration

Provenance
Ex. collection: Saeed Motamed, London, UK (1925-2013); acquired 1950’s-1990’s.

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