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A CYPRIOT POTTERY BULL ASKOS
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A CYPRIOT POTTERY BULL ASKOS

LATE CYPRIOT II, CIRCA 1450-1200 B.C.

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A CYPRIOT POTTERY BULL ASKOS
LATE CYPRIOT II, CIRCA 1450-1200 B.C.
The body with single loop handle along the center of the back, a circular opening at the back of the neck, the muzzle open serving as the spout, with large circular pellet eyes and upturned tapering horns, with a tubular body and flattened hind quarters, on four tapering legs, preserving white rings around the neck
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long
Provenance
Private Collection, Cyprus.
Acquired by the current owner, Switzerland, circa 1970.
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Lot Essay

For the type see no. 63, p. 43 in Karageorghis, Ancient Art from Cyprus.
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