Early Bronze Age Cypriot Jug

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 2500-1900 B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 12.5 cm high
Price: 400 Euro
Ref: 2279
Provenance: Swiss collection Hans Zellweger (1916-2000), acquired in the 1970s from Elie Borowski. Since then in a family estate.
Condition: Intact
Description: Handmade, bulbous jug, tapering to the top, of the so-called red-polished ware in form of a bird. The ring-shaped handle reaches shortly below the circular nozzle, which is separated only by a small strip from the beak-shaped spout. The base is flattened. At the bottom an old collection label with the number 596.