London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A GROUP OF CYPRIOT WHEELMADE WHITE PAINTED WARE VESSELS
CYPRO-GEOMETRIC, 1050-750 B.C.
Decorated with encircling black lines, comprising a spherical-bodied jug with ring base and pinched spout, concentric circles around the shoulder, repaired, 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high; a jar with body tapered to small flat base, the wide neck with narrow everted rim and twin vertical handles, repaired, 5 1/8 in. (13.1 cm.) high; another jar similar with body tapering to small ring foot, 4 in. (10.3 cm.) high; a barrel-jug, the body with central 'nipple' at either side and decorated with four sets of concentric circles, with collared rim, 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high; another juglet, similar, with flaring neck, 4 in. (10.3 cm.) high; another, with flattened circular body, segmented circle in the centre on each side, single handle, 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high; and a dish with flat base and twin loop handles, segmented circle on the base, 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.) diam., all repaired with some restoration (7)
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