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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 223

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY OINOCHOE

    CIRCA 14TH-13TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY OINOCHOE
    CIRCA 14TH-13TH CENTURY B.C.
    With centrally ridged strap handle, the body painted in dark brown with a squid, its long body with bulbous head and two large eyes, its tenticles curling around the body of the vessel, dotted circles in the field, two thick encircling bands beneath the scene
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    European private collection; acquired in the late 19th Century by the present owner's grandfather.