• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 203

    FOUR CYPRIOT POTTERY RED POLISHED WARE VESSELS

    EARLY BRONZE AGE, 2500-1900 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    FOUR CYPRIOT POTTERY RED POLISHED WARE VESSELS
    EARLY BRONZE AGE, 2500-1900 B.C.
    Comprising a beak-spouted jug, 13 in. (33 cm.) high; a hemispherical bowl with wishbone handle, 6¾ in. (17 cm.) diam.; a ladle with elongated oval handle, 5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) long; a bowl with long cylindrical spout and looped handle, 4¼ in. (11 cm.) high; a group of mainly pottery antiquities including a bichrome ware stemmed bowl decorated with horizontal bands and swastika, Cypro-Archaic, 750-475 B.C., 5 in. (13 cm.) diam.; a group of Egyptian pottery miniature offering vessels, 2 in. (5 cm.) high max., circa 2nd-1st millennium B.C.; a group of Egyptian flint blades, circa 4th-3rd millennium B.C., 2¾ in. (7 cm.) long max.; a Roman single-handled green glass flask, circa 2nd Century A.D., 4 in. (10 cm.) high; three Romano-Egyptian pottery oil lamps, circa 4th-5th Century A.D., 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) long max.; four Coptic textile fragments, circa 5th Century A.D., framed and glazed, 6 in. (15 cm.) wide max.; and an Islamic turquoise glazed pottery tile, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long (a lot)


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    Provenance

    English private collection, formed between the 1940s-1960s.


    Post Lot Text

    END OF SALE
    FORTHCOMING SALES:
    NEW YORK, ANTIQUITIES AND ANCIENT JEWELRY, 11 DECEMBER 2009
    LONDON, ANTIQUITIES, 29 APRIL 2010