London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A GROUP OF CYPRIOT WHEELMADE BLACK SLIP WARE VESSELS
CYPRO-GEOMETRIC, CIRCA 850-750 B.C.
Comprising a jar with twin vertical handles, the wide neck with collared rim, the round body decorated with vertical grooves tapered to small foot, 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high; a jug with similar vertical grooves around the body, the neck with pinched spout; six others similar, 5 to 9 5/8 in. (12.7 to 24.5 cm.) high; a small plain juglet with round spout, 3¾ in. (9.6 cm.) high; three hemispherical bowls on ring foot, each with twin cylindrical horizontal rim lugs, incised grooves running around the rim, 4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam. av.; and two small grey polished juglets with pinched spout and flat base, 3 in. (7.6 cm.) high max.; some with repair (14)
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The Art of Ancient Cyprus, p. 44, pl. 37e (item one), pl. 37c (item two) and pl. 37b (item nine).
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