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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1000-600 BCE
  • Geography

    Luristan, Iran
  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 11.1 x 12.2 cm (4 3/8 x 4 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    A small, modeled, hand built, vase with a rounded body and a flat base. The body tapers to a narrow neck, and then flares out to a round rim. Made of a buff earthenware, the vessel is decorated in dark red/brown horizontal bands above and beneath cross hatched chevrons.
    Intact except for one chip missing from the rim. Scattered dirt/deposits, some brown staining on one side, with small "islands" of white salt deposits. Scattered wear/loss of slip painted decoration.
  • 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.
  • 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

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

    Luristan, Iran
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

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