Galerie Israel, Tel Aviv, to 1965 
From 1965 to 1994
Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, VA, purchased from Galerie Israel in 1965
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Frank and Joan Mount in 1994
 According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
- Previous Owner(s)
Frank and Joan Mount
The beak-spouted vessel with metal-inspired shape and surface finish is a characteristic ceramic shape of the second and first millennium B.C. E. in northern Iran. Numerous examples have been excavated or reported from a wide area of this region, extending from the southwest Caspian Sea to northwestern Iran. The origins of the shape are almost certainly in metal vessels, as reflected in the sharp, metallic forms and lustrous, copper-colored surfaces of the ceramic versions.
- Published References
- Trudy S. Kawami. Ancient Iranian Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. New York, 1992. .
- Ann C. Gunter. A Collection of Ancient Iranian Ceramics. vol. XLIII no. 3, 1997. p. 25, fig. 1.
- E. Haerinck. Bronzeworking Centres of Western Asia, c. 1000-539 B.C. London. pp. 63-78.
- Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. p. 124, fig. 1.
- Collection Area(s)
- Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum