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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 1,151.38 GBP 985.88 AUD 1,907.38

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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.