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    Sale 2174

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    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 93

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY STIRRUP-SPOUT JAR

    LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 1425-1100 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY STIRRUP-SPOUT JAR
    LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 1425-1100 B.C.
    Ovoid in form on a splayed foot, with strap handles flanking the central disk-knob, a cylindrical spout on the shoulders, with black-painted details including a band of hatched opposing triangles on the body framed by broad bands, and geometric motifs in the handle zone
    7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 14 December 1994, lot 53.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A U.S. PRIVATE COLLECTION