Beak Spouted Jug of the Yortan Culture

Culture: Anatolia/Yortan
Period: 3500-2600 B.C.
Material: Black-grey clay
Dimensions: 19.6 cm high
Price: 900 Euro
Ref: 6098
Provenance: Collection Prof. Dr. Dr. Meyer, Küttigen, Switzerland. Acquired between 1965 and 1972. Thence collection Wolfgang Zoepnek, Dassendorf, Germany. Acquired 2014 at Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter. Accompanied by a certificate of Galerie Antiken-Kabinett.
Condition: Upper estuary with minor restorations, traces of encrustation. Otherwise intact.
Description: Jug with a bulbous, slightly biconical corpus. On the shoulder sits a steeply towering spout, which is deeply cut on the back. Where the cut-out ends the semi-circular handle starts. In front of the spout a massive, set off knob.