• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 281

    A CYPRIOT BICHROME-WARE POTTERY JUG

    CIRCA 750-600 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, 1980s.