Greek Mycenaean pottery jug with painted decorationG151
A squat globular pottery jug painted with bands below two rows of elegant diagonal radiating lines on the upper body.
Greek, Mycenaean, 14th or 13th Century BC
8.5 x 8.1 cms
Beaked spout lost, handle repaired, light wear and surface accretions on the upper body as seen in the photographs
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