Jug with handle

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    1400-800 BCE
  • Geography

    Northern Iran
  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 36.1 x 29 x 29 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 x 11 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Large oval jar with flattened base, of red-brown burnished ware. The should slopes gently toward a constricted cylindrical neck rising vertically to a plain rim. A broad band handle extends from rim to shoulder. Burnish marks are clearly visible across the body.
  • Provenance

    From circa 1962-1967 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 1962-1967.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Asian Traditions in Clay: The Hauge Gifts (October 29, 2000 to April 22, 2001)
  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    Northern Iran
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge
  • Type

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