12 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A MYCENAEAN POTTERY JAR
LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 13TH-12TH CENTURY B.C.
The globular body on a ring foot, the short cylindrical neck flaring to the rim, with two upturned horizontal loop handles at the center of the body on opposing sides, and two vertical strap handles at the other cardinal points high on the shoulders, decorated in reddish-brown, a band on the shoulders with triangular motifs alternating with six-petal rosettes, the triangles filled with concentric arcs at each corner, each upper corner extending into a stylized motif, perhaps a bird head, with sets of encircling bands on the body, festooned lines descending from the vertical handles
21 in. (53.3 cm.) high
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G. Max Bernheimer
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Hannah Fox Solomon
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with Joseph G. Gerena, New York.
Acquired by the current owner from the above, 1999.
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