Trefoil-mouth tripod jug

Historical period(s)
Iron Age III, ca. 800-500 BCE
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 19.1 x 11.5 x 12.1 cm (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Northwest Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1994.14
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jug

Keywords
earthenware, Iran, Iron Age III (ca. 800 - 500 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1965
Galerie Israel, Tel Aviv, to 1965 [1]

From 1965 to 1994
Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, VA, purchased from Galerie Israel in 1965

From 1994
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Frank and Joan Mount in 1994

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Frank and Joan Mount
Galerie Israel

Published References
  • Thomas W. Lentz. The First Ten Years, the Next Ten Years: The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 43, no. 3 New York. p. 5, fig. 4.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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