London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
SIX CYPRIOT WHEELMADE WHITE PAINTED WARE VESSELS
CYPRO-GEOMETRIC, 1050-750 B.C.
Decorated with black painted linear and geometric motifs, comprising a bottle with cylindrical body and carinated shoulder, with latticed triangles around the upper body and encircling bands beneath, on flat base, the neck with moulded ridge, twin loop handles missing, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high; a juglet with squat round based body, with single handle and flaring neck, 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high; two squat jars, each with wide neck and narrow everted rim, twin vertical handles, on conical foot, 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high max.; and two shallow dishes, with twin handles, one repaired, the other with restoration, 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam. max. (6)
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