11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A CYPRIOT POTTERY RED POLISHED WARE JUG
EC III-MC I, CIRCA 2000-1800 B.C.
The spherical body with a tall cylindrical neck surmounted by a bull head with tall twisting horns, the dotted eyes and rounded nose framed by small pierced ears, its mouth open to the interior, the twisted handle arching from the neck to the shoulders, the tubular spout projecting up, linear, zigzag, and dotted incisions along the neck, handle and body
10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high
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For a similar example see pl. 220 in Morris, The Art of Ancient Cyprus.
Japanese Private Collector, 1960s-1970s.
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