10 December 2004
A MINOAN POTTERY JUG
LM I A, CIRCA 1550-1510 B.C.
The ovoid body on a high foot, with a beaked spout and a single handle, the body painted in black with four running spirals
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high
Oscar Blum Gentilomo, 1903-1975.
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For the vessel form and ornament see no. 333 in Siebenmorgen, et al., Im Labyrinth des Minos, Kreta - die erste europäische Hochkultur.
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