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Luristan painted pottery beaker

W59

£400.00

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An elegant ovoid pottery beaker with a pointed base and flared rim. The cream slip coated body is decorated with ochre painted linear and circular motifs.

Culture
Luristan, c. 8th or 7th Century BC

Size
15.7 x 9.2 cms

Condition
Edge of rim repaired with minor restoration otherwise intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Wiltshire, UK; formerly with Bonhams Auctioneers, London (Antiquities sale 22nd April 1999, lot 394, illustrated in catalogue)

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