A large Mycenaean four-handled pottery jar
Lot 3W
A large Mycenaean pottery jar
Sold for £4,500 (US$ 7,308) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large Mycenaean pottery jar
Late Helladic IIIC, circa 11th Century B.C.
Amphoroid in form, the neck flaring to the lip, the ovoid body with four handles, two set vertically at the shoulder, the other two set horizontally at the belly, decorated with encircling bands, the shoulder with triangular motifs, 16in (40.7cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The property of a European private collector. Acquired in the UK and the USA in the late 1970s - early 1990s.
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