London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
SIX CYPRIOT WHEELMADE WHITE PAINTED WARE VESSELS
CYPRO-GEOMETRIC, 1050-750 B.C.
Decorated with geometric linear motifs including latticed triangles, zigzags and encircling bands, comprising a barrel-flask, the almost spherical body with short narrow flaring neck and single vertical handle, 7½ in. (19 cm.) high; two squat jars with wide neck and twin vertical handles, on conical foot, 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high; a stemmed bowl, the deep body with vertical sides and twin loop handles, repaired with slight restoration, 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high; a jug with tapered side spout on the shoulder, the flaring neck surmounted by a loop handle, on conical foot, 5 in. (12.6 cm.) high; and a jug with pinched spout, on ring foot, 5½ in. (14 cm.) high (6)
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The Art of Ancient Cyprus, p. 52, pl. 52a (item one) and p. 42, pl. 33b (item five).
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