Beak-Spouted Jug

Culture: Northwestern Iran
Period: Early 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Light brown Terracotta
Dimensions: 17 cm high
Price: Reserved
Ref: 6023
Provenance: Private collection northern Germany, acquired in the 1960s.
Condition: Encrustation, but intact
Description: Beak-spouted terracotta jug with spherical body and conical neck with outwards bending lip. Small round handle on one side, on the other side separately worked spout with a stylized bird on top that connects spout and mouth.Very decent and elegant work.