Neolithic to Early Bronze Age 
Pottery

 

951   NEOLITHIC JAR
         EASTERN EUROPE
         LATE IV MILLENNIUM B.C.
Hand-modeled, orange-cream clay, brown wash. Biconical body  with small base, large mouth and flaring horizontal rim. Two small handles formed by depression and perforation of the wall. Painted in brown: widely spaced strokes on the interior rim; handles framed by arcs in vertical and horizontal directions; the panel in between them with opposed arcs and 4 large dots in each corner; band of double line below.
Cracked, but intact. H. 4.3" (10.9 cm), D. 5.8" (14.7 cm).

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958   NEOLITHIC JAR
         EASTERN EUROPE
         LATE IV MILLENNIUM B.C.
Hand-modeled, light cream clay, red wash. Wide biconical body with
small flat bottom and flaring rim.  Three zones of painted ornament in red/brown separated by horizontal lines. The upper zone: horizontal lines between vertical dividers. The middle zone is covered  by spirals with concentric centers,  and triangles with "eyes". The lower zone is a horizontal band with spaced "lenses". Restored. H. 18.3" ( 38.4 cm), D. 18.2" (46.2 cm).
Christie's, NY, Antiquities, 06/11/2003, lot 94.
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949   NEOLITHIC BOWL
         EASTERN EUROPE
         LATE IV MILLENNIUM B.C.
Hand-modeled, light cream clay, red wash. Carinated bowl with thick walls, rounded base and broad rim. The interior is half-globular. Horizontal band of six narrow stripes in brown above carination; waved band on rim.
Mended. H. 3.3" (8.4 cm), D. 7.7" (19.6 cm).

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952   NEOLITHIC JAR
         EASTERN EUROPE
         LATE IV MILLENNIUM B.C.
Hand-modeled, cream-grey clay, brown wash. Biconical body  with small base, long hyperbolic neck. Painted in brown: double horizontal band with "lenses"; triple vertical stripes flanking horizontal strokes divide body into two panels, filled with fine horizontal lines and triangles at the corners.
Restored. H. 4.8" (12.2 cm), D. 5.2" (13.2 cm).

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953   NEOLITHIC BOWL
         EASTERN EUROPE
         LATE IV MILLENNIUM B.C.
Hand-modeled, cream/pink clay. Bulbous body with small flattened base and broad flaring rim. Painted in brown: double striped band above base; lines in group of three between horizontal band and rim.
Restored. H. 3.6" (9.1 cm), D. 4.3" (10.9 cm).

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956   NEOLITHIC JAR
         EASTERN EUROPE
         LATE IV MILLENNIUM B.C.
Hand-modeled, cream-orange clay, brown wash. Biconical body  with small round  base, hyperbolic neck, small
everted rim. Double horizontal band with vertical  strokes painted in brown, grouped by 3, 4 and 5. Intact. H. 3.1" (7.9 cm), D. 3.7" (9.4 cm).
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948   EARLY BRONZE AGE CUP
         EASTERN EUROPE
         XXV-XXI c. B.C.
Hand-modeled,
cream-o
range fabric with coarse-grained texture and multiple inclusions. Rounded body with broad mouth, short rim and conical bottom. The interior and exterior surfaces are "combed". Band of impressed  short lines below rim. The inner surface is black/grey. Intact. Comes with custom made solid brass tripod stand. H. 5.1" (13 cm), D. 6" (15.2 cm).
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266   EARLY BRONZE AGE
         CERAMIC INCENSE BURNER
         EASTERN EUROPE
         XXI-XVII c. B.C.
Hand-modeled,
grey
fabric with coarse-grained texture and multiple inclusions. The incense burner in the form of a shallow dish on a four-leg base with interior divider. The exterior is impressed with radial cord-lines and stamped concentric circles  in between. Intact. H. 2.5" (6.4 cm), D. 6.5" (16.5 cm).
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946   EARLY BRONZE AGE JAR
         EASTERN EUROPE
         XXI-XVII c. B.C.
Hand-modeled,
o
range-brown fabric with coarse-grained texture and multiple inclusions. Conical body with broad flat bottom, rounded shoulder, broad mouth and small rim. The entire surface is impressed with numerous stamps, repeatedly used alone and in combinations to form bands of different patterns, separated by cord impression. The inner surface is black/grey. Mended. H. 6.2" (15.7 cm), D. 8.1" (20.6 cm).
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947   EARLY BRONZE AGE JAR
         EASTERN EUROPE
         XXI-XVII c. B.C.
Hand-modeled,
grey
-brown fabric with coarse-grained texture and multiple inclusions. Conical body with flat bottom, rounded shoulder, broad mouth and vertical neck. The entire surface is impressed with numerous stamps, repeatedly used alone and in combinations to form bands of different patterns, separated by cord impression. The inner surface is black/grey. Multiple cracks, but intact.  H. 7.6" (19.3 cm), D. 7.5" (19.1 cm).
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954   NEOLITHIC / EARLY BRONZE AGE CUP
         EASTERN EUROPE
         XXI-XVII c. B.C.
Hand-modeled,
o
range fabric. Rounded body with broad mouth, convex neck and broad flat bottom. Numerous bands of impressed  lines: vertical impressed short lines framed by horizontal lines. Entire base is decorated with incised spiral. Restored. H. 2.9" (7.4 cm), D. 4.3" (10.9 cm).
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955   NEOLITHIC / EARLY BRONZE AGE CUP
         EASTERN EUROPE
         XVI-XII c. B.C.
Hand-modeled,
o
range fabric with coarse-grained texture and multiple inclusions. Rounded body with broad mouth, vertical rim and conical bottom. Numerous bands of impressed  marks and dashes: cord impression at rim; incised  dots below; woven pattern; vertical impressed lines and half-hexagon band. Small fragment of rim is mended, otherwise intact. Comes with custom made solid brass tripod stand. H. 2.6" (6.6 cm), D. 3.4" (8.6 cm).
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306   BRONZE AGE CERAMIC POT
         EUROPE
         XV-XIII c. B.C.
Rounded vessel with wide rim and flat bottom. Two rows of incised lines filled with white paste forming meander design.
6" x 4" (15.3 x 10.1 cm).
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