London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A GROUP OF CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE MINIATURE VESSELS
IRON AGE, 9TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
Similar to the above lot, decorated with concentric circles and encircling bands, comprising an amphora, the body with wide vertical neck, twin loop handles on the shoulder, flat base, 4 in. (10.1 cm.) high; two juglets, each on flat base, the necks with flaring rim; another with lower body tapered to small ring foot; a Wheelmade White Painted Ware juglet with collared neck and everted rim, the spherical body on ring base, 3½ in. (9 cm.) high max.; and two Bichrome Ware shallow dishes, one with single pierced lug, the other with twin loop handles, 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) and 5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) diam. respectively (7)
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The Art of Ancient Cyprus, p. 68, pl. 105b (item one) and p. 58, pl. 72b/d (items two and three).
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