London, South Kensington
27 October 2009
A CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE JUG
CYPRO-ARCHAIC, 750-600 B.C.
The spherical-bodied jug with ring base and pinched spout, decorated with sets of larger circles containing smaller concentric circles
12 3/8 in. (31.3 cm.) high
Formerly in the collection of Dr Desmond Morris: sold Christie's, 6 November 2001, lot 44.
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D. Morris, The Art of Ancient Cyprus, Oxford, 1985, p. 63, pl. 85b.
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