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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 3000 BCE
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 13.9 x 20.6 x 21.8 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/8 x 8 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    A wheel-made, tripod bowl of well-fired light brown/buff earthenware with a carinated shoulder which flares out to a flat rim. The bowl is shallow, and the base of it is defined by a sharp ridge which circles its lower exterior. The hand-modeled legs, which are thick and (in section) rectangular, taper down to rolled clay feet. The exterior of the tripod bowl is painted in dark brown/black with a crosshatched design. The rim is lined in paint, and the legs are painted with four double-line horizontal bands.
    A chip is missing from the lower body adjacent to one leg. Other scattered chips are missing, minor wear and loss of surface, scattered firing flaws. Overall, in very good condition.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Victor and Takako Hauge ((1919-2013) and (1923-2015))
  • Provenance

    From at least 1965 to 1998
    Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
    From 1998
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 1998
    [1] Object record.
    Acquired in Tehran.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

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