London, South Kensington
29 October 2003
A MYCENAEAN POTTERY VESSEL
14TH-12TH CENTURY B.C.
The cylindrical jar with straight sides flaring slightly out towards the everted rim and again at the base, projecting from the rim a single vertical semicircular handle and also a false spout with wide flaring neck, the orange painted decoration consisting of radiating brushstrokes across the handle and rim, the sides with vertical chain motifs enclosed within panels and a band of small vertical stripes above, orange bands above and below, two broad bands on the interior and circles in the tondo
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high incl. handle
Acquired in 1978.
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Antiken aus dem östlichen Mittelmeerraum, Galerie Heidi Vollmoeller, Zurich, 1987, no. 12 (5261).
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