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A MINOAN SERPENTINE TWO-HANDLED CUP
A MINOAN SERPENTINE TWO-HANDLED CUP
A MINOAN SERPENTINE TWO-HANDLED CUP
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PROPERTY FROM AN ILLINOIS PRIVATE COLLECTION
A MINOAN SERPENTINE TWO-HANDLED CUP

MIDDLE MINOAN I-LATE MINOAN I, CIRCA 2000-1450 B.C.

Details
A MINOAN SERPENTINE TWO-HANDLED CUP
MIDDLE MINOAN I-LATE MINOAN I, CIRCA 2000-1450 B.C.
3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) wide
Provenance
Private Collection, Germany.
with Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg (Kunst der Antike, Katalog 9, 1991, no. 8).
Private Collection, Berlin, acquired from the above.
with Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg, acquired from the above (Kunst der Antike, Katalog 31, 2017, no. 3).
Acquired by the current owner from the above, 2020.

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Lot Essay


For another twin-handled footed cup in serpentine (pale grey with grey and black veins), from Gornia, but with a wide bowl and handles originating from the rim, see no. P577, p. 101 in Warren, Minoan Stone Vases.

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