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Rounded cup with loop handle

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    1400-800 BCE
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 10.3 x 14.4 x 13 cm (4 1/16 x 5 11/16 x 5 1/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    A small, hand modeled round pot/cup made of gray/brown burnished earthenware with a single loop handle. The rim is small, flares outward, and is flattened on top.
    Intact except for the two fine cracks which descend from the rim on the side opposite the handle. The long crack has been injected/smeared over with a dark resin-like material. Some surface is lost from the base, either from abrasion or spalling. Numerous scattered fine scratches. Scattered root marks, scratches around center body, and loss of burnished surface. Overall, in good-very good condition.
  • 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

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

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