• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 201

    A CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE JUG

    CYPRO-ARCHAIC, 750-600 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE JUG
    CYPRO-ARCHAIC, 750-600 B.C.
    The spherical-bodied jug with ring base and pinched spout, decorated with sets of larger circles containing smaller concentric circles
    12 3/8 in. (31.3 cm.) high


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    PUBLISHED:
    D. Morris, The Art of Ancient Cyprus, Oxford, 1985, p. 63, pl. 85b.

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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Dr Desmond Morris: sold Christie's, 6 November 2001, lot 44.