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Islamic White Slipped Pottery Jug

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Pre 1492: Item # 1324740

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Central Asia, Iran/Iraq, ca. 800 to 1100 CE. A very attractive pottery pouring vessel with a globular body, medium length neck, wide spout, and small loop handle bridging neck to shoulder. The entire vessel is covered in white slip with black geometric decorations including a central register of swirled wavelike patterns, an upper register of circular motifs, and a lower register of a complex blend of spirals and figure eight forms. The neck is also adorned with a diamond pattern. Between all registers are fine striations. Size: 12" x 7-1/2" in diameter at widest (30.5 cm x 19 cm).

Condition: Chips to spout and normal surface wear.

Provenance: Ex-private southern California collection, acquired before 2000.

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