3 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM A U.S. PRIVATE COLLECTION
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
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 14 December 1994, lot 53.
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