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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1000 BCE
  • Geography

    Northwest Iran
  • Material

    Burnished earthenware
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 21.6 x 11.5 x 12.2 cm (8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 13/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    A small, hand-built/modeled light brown earthenware tripod ewer with three thick, symmetrical "pantaloon" legs. The neck is tall, and the mouth is pinched at one end into a spout. The handle extends from the mouth of the vessel, opposite the pinched spout, down to the body of the vessel, and is attached to the top of one of the "pantaloon" legs. The surface is burnished and smooth.
    A small chip is missing from the rim. Scattered holes across the surface from burnt out organic inclusions. Overall, in very good-excellent condition. Some scattered spall-like areas, with fine white deposits and stained water marks.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge ((1914-2004) and (1907-2000))
  • Provenance

    From circa 1950-1970 to 1998
    Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]
    From 1998
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge in 1998
    [1] Object record.
    Purchased by the Hauges in Tehran between 1950-1970.
  • Origin

    Northwest Iran
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge
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