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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
North West Persia, 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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