London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE JUG
CYPRO-GEOMETRIC, 1050-750 B.C.
The spherical body with flat base and short round spout, decorated with encircling red and black bands, 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high; a Bichrome Ware dish, the everted flat rim with two pierced holes and decorated with frieze of triangles, red and black encircling bands, on ring base, repaired, 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diam.; a Bichrome Ware bowl tapered to flat base, the interior with alternating red and black bands, twin horizontal loop handles, repaired, 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high; a small jar with narrow rim, similar, 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high; three Wheelmade White Painted ware vessels decorated with encircling black bands, comprising a jug with short round spout, repaired, 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high; a shallow dish with twin loop handles on the rim, 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) diam.; and a deep bowl with twin handles, the lower body tapered to small ring base, 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high, all Cypro-Geometric, 1050-750 B.C. (7)
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