London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A CYPRIOT RED POLISHED INCISED WARE BOTTLE
MIDDLE CYPRIOT, CIRCA 1800-1600 B.C.
The mottled spherical body with four diamond motifs with finely engraved linear borders infilled with lime, the tall cylindrical neck with flaring lip decorated with panels of chequerboard linear decoration, pierced twice through rim, repaired, 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high; a Cypriot bichrome ware amphora with twin loop handles, the body with dark brown and red encircling line decoration, concentric circles around neck and shoulder, 10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high; a bichrome ware stemmed bowl with twin handles and red and dark brown bands inside, horizontal brown lines below the exterior rim and vertical lines and swastikas below, 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) high; a white painted ware juglet with two stylized eyes below the rim and column of chevrons at the front, 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high; two similar juglets with encircling dark brown bands, 6¼ in. and 5 1/8 in. (16 and 13 cm.) high, all circa 850-600 B.C.; and a red polished ware wishbone-handled bowl, small rim repair, circa 2300-1650 B.C., 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) diam. (7)
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