G142 Greek Mycenaean pithos jar £800

 


A pottery pithos jar with a slender flared foot, three handles on the shoulder and a wide mouth. The body is painted with bands and a trellis pattern around the shoulder.

Greek, Mycenaean, 14th Century BC

Two handles repaired, some large surface chips to the body as can be seen in the photographs (one has been filled).

Size: 14.3 x 13.6 cms

Ex. private collection, Munich, Germany; acquired 1980's. Accompanied by a photocopy of a German State cultural export license issued for this item.