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Ancient Greece, Mycenaean, Middle Helladic II to Late Helladic II, ca. 1900 to 1400 BCE. A lovely wheel-thrown pottery bowl with tall walls that taper to a smaller circular base, a deep basin, and a thick rim. Applied espresso-hued pigment adorns much of the cream-slipped vessel with bars of frets around the top of the rim, a pair of stripes above a solid brown surface within the basin, and two sets of five horizontal stripes enclosing a register of zigzags. Size: 6.4" W x 3.55" H (16.3 cm x 9 cm).

Provenance: ex-William Froelich collection, New York, USA, acquired in the 1970s

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Stabilization to large fissure stemming from rim, with small chips and light adhesive residue along break line. Light fading to original pigmentation, with minor abrasions to base, body, and rim, and light pitting. Light earthen deposits and root marks throughout.
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Fine Greek Mycenaean Bi-Chrome Pottery Bowl

Estimate $1,600 - $2,400Feb 27, 2020
Starting Price $700
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