4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 4,000
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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Acquired by the present owner's father-in-law in New York, 1950s-1960s.
PROPERTY FROM A MARYLAND PRIVATE COLLECTION