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A large Hittite Red Glazed Clay Jug, ca 2nd millennium BC
Reference No: MP1302
A large Hittite Red Glazed Clay Jug, ca 2nd millennium BC
Price : $ 1,250
EUR 1,166.63 GBP 986.25 AUD 1,890.75


with round body, wide shoulder and large flaring mouth with protuding pouring spout, the exterior with applied red slip that has been burnished to a fine, smooth finish.

Condition: Minor chips to rim otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.  An interesting piece that is seldom found.

Dimensions:  Height:  9.5 inches (24 cm) 

Provenance: Forming part of the James Stephan Snr. collection, assembled in the late 1960's and then by descent. Dr. Stephan was a US intelligence officer who also held a degree in archaeology. He was posted in the Anatolian region of Turkey with the US government during this time, and acquired his collection from dealers and villagers throughout the region.