• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    A CYCLADIC MARBLE BEAKER

    EARLY CYCLADIC I, CIRCA 3200-2800 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A CYCLADIC MARBLE BEAKER
    EARLY CYCLADIC I, CIRCA 3200-2800 B.C.
    The cylindrical body in the form of a truncated cone with slight entasis, the base flat, the rim plain, the two vertical lugs each with a single perforation
    5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high


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    For the type see pp. 41-63 in Getz-Gentle, Stone Vessels of the Cyclades in the Early Bronze Age.

    Provenance

    Japanese Private Collector, 1960s-1970s.