M55 Late Bronze Age drinking vessel £400


A yellow/brown pottery cup with flared sides and a single ring handle.

Poland, Witnica, Late Bronze Age, c. 1300-700 BC

Repaired on one side, some chipping on the rim and losses under the base

Size: 5.8 x 12.5 cms

Ex. collection: Rolf Heynen, Stockum, Dusseldorf, Germany; acquired circa 1920's. Heynen conducted several excavations and was also employed by the Stadtmuseum, Dusseldorf.

Inside the cup is an old Rolf Heynen collection label with written addenda indicating that this vessel was found on the Prussian Eastern Railway at Vietz (Witnica).