Mycenaean Miniature Pottery Stirrup-Spout Jar

SKU: MS.0155

Origin: Mediterranean
Circa: Late Helladic III, 1425 BC to 1100 BC
Dimensions: 4" Height (10 cm)
Medium: Faience

With twin strap handles flanking the false neck, spout emerging from the shoulder, decorated with brown painted concentric bands.


Alfred Obrecht collection, Switzerland, acquired from Galerie Wey & Co, Lucerne, 1980Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 10 July 1990, lot 484

Appears to be intact with no repair or restoration. Small linear dent to the body, produced with manufacture. minor wear overall including some minor nicks and chips and surface abrasions. Some flaking and rubbing to the brown painted decoration. A small area of pitting to the lower body and over the underside of foot.

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