London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A MYCENAEAN POTTERY SPOUTED BOWL
CIRCA 1340-1230 B.C.
The rounded vessel with flat everted rim and small handle, decorated in brown slip with chevrons on rim and handle, vertical lines on shoulder and horizontal bands on body; and a Mycenaean pottery stirrup jar with twin strap handles flanking the false neck, decorated in brown slip with a frieze of zigzags and dots on the shoulder and a spiral on the knob handle, circa 1350-1300 B.C.
3½ in. (9 cm.) and 4 in. (12 cm.) high respectively (2)
Item one: Acquired on the French art market, 1990.
Item two: Anonymous sale, Bonhams, London, 13 April 2000, lot 104.
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Item one: Art of the Ancient World, vol. XI, 2000, no. 69.
Item two: Art of the Ancient World, vol. XV, 2004, no. 77.
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