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Lot 0006
**Originally Listed At $350**

Ancient Greece, Mycenaean, ca. 1500 BCE. A wheel-made pottery stirrup jar of a classic Mycenaean form with a bulbous body, a flat base, conjoined twin handles on top, and a side spout. The vessel is hand painted with encircling bands of black, red, and a pale pink. The handles and spout are also painted. A fine example from when Mycenae was at its peak of influence, trading throughout the Mediterranean. A vessel like this one may have been used to hold and transport oil. Size: 3.75" W x 3.9" H (9.5 cm x 9.9 cm)

Provenance: private Ventura County, California, USA collection

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#125022

Condition

Spout has been repaired, as has a probe hole low on one side of the body. Nice remaining pigment.

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Greek Mycenaean Polychrome Stirrup Jar

Estimate $500 - $700Mar 26, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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