Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 0220
Crete; c. 14th- 11th century BC
Of buff clay fabric, allover decoration of concentric lines. Classic form. Intact. Attached to handle is old import license, tag no. 1788 and lead seal bearing initials “C. M.â€


4" diameter (10 cm)

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.


Small chip to top of ‘stirrup’ post, otherwise very good.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

A Mycenaean Stirrup Jar

Estimate $300 - $900Oct 15, 2017
Online Only Auction
Providence, RI 02860
United States
Ask a Question|