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Hooka Base in Brass

Published on April 27, 2012 in MISCELLANEOUS

Brass HookaLate 19thC Brass Hookah Base of Classic form. Good condition.

Size 30cm Tall

Price £60

Stock Number IA24412

 
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Indus Valley Pottery

Published on April 4, 2012 in CERAMICS

Indus Pottery

Nal Open Canister (broken rim)

Typical thin walled footed canister form with knife edge rim. Decorated in black with alternating geometric panels and inner rim line. A classic Nal shape and pattern. Circa 2700 BC.

Nal ceramics are among the best made and most attractive wares of prehistoric times in South Asia. They are fired buff to pink, slips tend to be very light giving just a tint to the surface, polychrome infilling of designs in red, pink, blue, and yellow is a speciality of this ware. Characteristic vessel forms are canisters and straight sided bowls with footed bases and knife-edge rims.

Size 70mm, 100mm

Price £100

Stock Number IA17412

 
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Indus Valley Pottery

Published on April 4, 2012 in CERAMICS

Amri-Nal Bowl (With losses)

A well potted curved bowl. decorated in black with large block triangles and lines. Typical combined Amri-Nal. Circa 2800 BC.

Nal ceramics are among the best made and most attractive wares of prehistoric times in South Asia. They are fired buff to pink, slips tend to be very light giving just a tint to the surface, polychrome infilling of designs in red, pink, blue, and yellow is a speciality of this ware. Characteristic vessel forms are canisters and straight sided bowls with footed bases and knife-edge rims.

Size 50mm, 90mm

Price £55

Stock Number IA16412

 
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Indus Valley Pottery

Published on April 4, 2012 in CERAMICS

Indus Valley PotteryNal Bowl (complete reglued)

Decorated with an undulating serpent and curved fillers, polychrome red and blue on a yellow ground. Classic Nal item. Circa 2600BC.

Nal ceramics are among the best made and most attractive wares of prehistoric times in South Asia. They are fired buff to pink, slips tend to be very light giving just a tint to the surface, polychrome infilling of designs in red, pink, blue, and yellow is a speciality of this ware. Characteristic vessel forms are canisters and straight sided bowls with footed bases and knife-edge rims.

Size 60mm, 110mm

Price £240

Stock Number IA15412

 
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Indus Valley Pottery

Published on April 4, 2012 in CERAMICS

Nal Canister (fragmentary)

Finely potted thin walled canister. Decorated with alternating panels of geometric and bird designs in polychrome red, blue and yellow. A classic Nal design and shape.  Circa 2600 BC.

Nal ceramics are among the best made and most attractive wares of prehistoric times in South Asia. They are fired buff to pink, slips tend to be very light giving just a tint to the surface, polychrome infilling of designs in red, pink, blue, and yellow is a speciality of this ware. Characteristic vessel forms are canisters and straight sided bowls with footed bases and knife-edge rims.

Size 60mm, 100mm

Price £100

Stock Number IA14412

 
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Indus Valley Pottery

Published on April 4, 2012 in CERAMICS

Amri Bowl (intact with small chips)

Finely potted with simple bold geometric block pattern in black pint. Relative early phase. Circa 2600 BC.

The Amri ceramic assemblage comprises of extremely well made wares fired light red or buff. Decoration is usually black paint. Earliest designs and exclusively geometric developing into more curvilinear motifs over time. Characteristic vessels and open bowls, jars and vases.

Size 50mm, 90mm

Price £100

Stock Number IA13413

 
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Indus Vally Pottery

Published on April 4, 2012 in CERAMICS

Indus ValleyAmri Jar (complete good example reglued)

Very finely potted as a shouldered jar with and upturned lip. The whole body is decorated in black with geometric pattern of triangles within linear borders. An imposing example. Circa 300BC.

The Amri ceramic assemblage comprises of extremely well made wares fired light red or buff. Decoration is usually black paint. Earliest designs and exclusively geometric developing into more curvilinear motifs over time. Characteristic vessels and open bowls, jars and vases.

Size 110mm, 120mm

Price £250

Stock Number IA12412

 
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Indus Valley Pottery

Published on April 4, 2012 in CERAMICS

Indus Vally PotteryAmri Bowl (complete reglued)

Well potted good shape, decorated with curvilinear geometric hatched pattern in line boarder. Later phase. Circa 2600BC.

The Amri ceramic assemblage comprises of extremely well made wares fired light red or buff. Decoration is usually black paint. Earliest designs and exclusively geometric developing into more curvilinear motifs over time. Characteristic vessels and open bowls, jars and vases.

Size 45mm, 100mm

Price £195

Stock Number IA11412

 
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