Large burnished vessel of globular body standing on three pointed feet. The beaked spout slightly flared on top. A strap handle between spout and rounded shoulder, a small loop handle on front.
This kind of pottery is known from Troy.
For a related example cf. lot no. 160 in: J.-D. Cahn. Kunstwerke der Antike, Auction Catalogue, October 2002 sale. Basel.
Anatolian, Yortan Culture, ca. 2700-2500 BC.
H. 26.2 cm (10.3 in).
Spout and joining handles reattached, otherwise intact and fi ...click for details
Syriac Aramaic incantation bowl inscribed in Manichaean script with a five line text written for Gušnay, daughter of Ahat. The spell asks for healing and protection of Gušnay’s house, her possessions, daughters and servants.
Parallel to the rim the drawing of a woman wearing rich garments and an elaborate headdress. With her left hand she is holding a thread that encircles the entire upper edge of the bowl. With the other hand she is holding her right breast. Several magic symbols are written o ...click for details
Large pot of shallow rounded floor and inward raised wall, a couple of small strap handles attached just below the flat rim.
Part of the outside enhanced with blue color to give the vase a metallic appearance. Bottom and inside reserved.
The shape is known from the Levant.
D. over rim 19.5 cm (7.7 in),
H. 9 cm (3.5 in).
Eastern Mediterranean, Hellenistic Period, 300-100 BC
Intact. Surface and applied color partially worn.
Swiss private collection
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Vessel of globular body and beaked spout, the shoulder with three raised knobs. Fluting on the arched handle.
Yortan Culture, about 2700-2500 BC.
H. 18 cm (7 in).
Spout and joining handle reattached, otherwise intact.
Swiss private collection (Provenance will be provided to the buyer)