A GROUP OF FOURTEEN CYPRIOT RED-ON-BLACK PAINTED WARE VESSELS
MIDDLE CYPRIOT, 1900-1650 B.C.
All with red straight or wavy linear decoration applied with multi-point brush, comprising a hemispherical bowl with short trough-spout and pierced lug below opposite rim, 8 in. (21 cm.) diam.; a round-bowled ladle with loop handle at rim, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam.; nine jugs with spherical bodies and round mouths, one with upper neck missing, 11 to 4.3/8 in. (28.5 to 11.1 cm.) high; two wide-mouthed jars each with twin side lugs, one with flat base and pierced twice below the rim (chipped and repaired), the other spherical, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high max.; and another jar with twin loop handles, 6 in. (17.1 cm.) high (14)