A MINOAN POTTERY RHYTON
late minoan ib, circa 1500-1450 b.c.
The ovoid vessel with a tapering body, rounded base, ridged shoulder, and waisted neck, with a ring handle below the disk rim, the base perforated, decorated with two large bands of spirals above petals rising from a central rosette on the base, bands of comma-shaped motifs on the shoulders and neck
9½ in. (24.1 cm) high