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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 162

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY STIRRUP JAR

    LATE HELLADIC IIIC, CIRCA 1200-1100 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY STIRRUP JAR
    LATE HELLADIC IIIC, CIRCA 1200-1100 B.C.
    Biconical in form, on a ring base, the strap handles flanking the false central spout, concentric bands at the top, the true spout off-center, the zone between the spout and handles with five rosettes, the body decorated with bands of varying widths
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner's father-in-law in New York, 1950s-1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MARYLAND PRIVATE COLLECTION