29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A CYPRIOT BICHROME-WARE POTTERY JUG
CIRCA 750-600 B.C.
The ovoid body decorated with a flying bird holding long leaf in its beak, swastikas and dotted circle in the field, the pinched spout with dot and circle eye motif, the handle with ladder pattern
5½ in. (14 cm.) high
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