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Item:273234995548Luristan Spouted Pottery 'Duck' VesselAn ancient Luristan closed circular pottery vessel with two lugged handles and a spout in zoomorphic style mimicking a water fowl. Ca. 1500-1000 BC. Length: 6 in. (15.2 cm). Intact. Luristan objects, including impressive and numerous decorative bronze horse trappings and weapons, are found mainly in western Persia. Luristan artifacts are most likely the work of the ancient Medes, an Indo-European group that eventually dominated Persia. cf.: T. S. Kawami, Ancient Iranian Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, (New York, 1992). Formerly in the Arthur M. Sackler collection (1913-1987), acquired prior to 1970, inventory no, 70.2.569. #4590GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBEDHIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORKMember: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA)See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.Material:Terracota, Provenance:Ownership History Available
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