A Mycenaean stirrup vessel, restored lip and body and a Corinthian stamnos (Ex Christies South Kensi
Lot 422
A Mycenaean pottery stirrup vessel and a Corinthian convex pyxis 2
Sold for £657 (US$ 1,026) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Mycenaean buff pottery stirrup vessel
Circa 1350-1300 B.C.
Decorated with encircling umber bands around the body and chevrons around the conjoint handle and central knop, 5in. (12.6cm.) high, spout restored, and a Corinthian buff pottery convex pyxis on a flanged base with a disc rim, the body decorated in umber and black with a frieze of two facing sirens, flanked by two panthers and two goats, with a panther-headed bird between, with rosettes in the field, two rows of dots above and rays around the base, Early 6th Century B.C., 43/8in. (11cm.) high, base chipped (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The property of a private collector. Acquired from auction in the early 1990's.
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