• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY SINGLE-HANDLED CUP

    CIRCA 14TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY SINGLE-HANDLED CUP
    CIRCA 14TH CENTURY B.C.
    The rounded body with everted rim and foot, strap handle, decorated in dark brown on the exterior with stylized ivy leaves and wavy lines, the interior with long stemmed leaves radiating out from two central concentric circles
    5½ in. (14 cm.) diam. incl. handle


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    Provenance

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