20 October 1999,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,220
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
SIX CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE VESSELS
CYPRO-GEOMETRIC CYPRO-ARCHAIC, 1050-600 B.C.
All decorated with encircling red and dark brown lines, comprising three amphorae with twin vertical strap handles, one with zigzag line around the neck, the other two with panels of crosses between vertical lines, necks repaired; an amphora with frieze of concentric circles around the middle, double vertical brush strokes flanking the twin loop handles; and two biconical jars, one with pairs of concentric circles at the neck, columns of circles on the shoulder, brush strokes under and flanking the twin vertical strap handles, neck repaired, the other jar with two wavy lines at the neck, band of spots below and cross-hatched band around the middle, twin loop handles, one handle missing
14 in. (35.5 cm.) high max. (6)
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