A Greek Minoan rhyton, Late Minoan Era I B, 1500 - 1450 B.C.
Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 876 Lots
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DescriptionConical terracotta rhyton with black handle. The body of the vessel painted in marine style. Ornamental bands below the rim, including a row of double axes. Intact except for a minor defect below the lip. Height 25 cm.
Lit.: Walter Müller, Kretische Tongefäße mit Meeresdekor: Entwicklung und Stellung innerhalb der Feinen Keramik von Spätminoisch I B auf Kreta (Berlin 1997).
Provenance: From the collection of a South German classical philologist, acquired by him during the 1950s and 1960s. Remaining thereafter in the family estate.
Condition: II Questions about the lot?