London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
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
European private collection; acquired in the late 19th Century by the grandfather of the present owner.
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