Greek Mycenaean pottery jug with painted decoration

G151

£450.00

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A squat globular pottery jug painted with bands below two rows of elegant diagonal radiating lines on the upper body.

Culture
Greek, Mycenaean, 14th or 13th Century BC

Size
8.5 x 8.1 cms

Condition
Beaked spout lost, handle repaired, light wear and surface accretions on the upper body as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Surrey, UK; acquired from Christie’s (London) between 1960’s-1980’s.

Two old collector’s labels attached around the base, one reputing the vase to have been found in Egypt

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