• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 83

    A CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE AMPHORA

    CYPRO-ARCHAIC, CIRCA 750-600 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE AMPHORA
    CYPRO-ARCHAIC, CIRCA 750-600 B.C.
    The ovoid body with a cylindrical neck and overhanging rim, twin horizontal loop handles at the shoulders, on a ring foot, decorated with encircling bands of straight and wavy lines around the neck and body, the neck with small concentric circles and vertical branches, a band of zigzag along the rim
    26¼ in. (66.7 cm) high


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    Provenance

    London Art Market, 1970s.