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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 125

    A CYPRIOT INCISED RED POLISHED WARE JAR

    EARLY BRONZE AGE, CIRCA 2000-1900 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CYPRIOT INCISED RED POLISHED WARE JAR
    EARLY BRONZE AGE, CIRCA 2000-1900 B.C.
    With round body, wide cylindrical neck, twin angular handles and narrow everted rim, incised decoration including dotted zigzags and hatched lines on the neck, diagonal bands of net and dotted patterns on the shoulder, vertical lines and zigzag on the body
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Lord Rea collection, UK.
    Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and thence by descent to the present owner.