Large Amphora in „Bichrome IV-Ware“ with stylized leaf pattern

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 750-600 BC
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 39 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2108
Provenance: Collection General-Surgeon Dr. Josef Mayer-Riefenthaler, Vienna. Acquired in Cyprus in the 1960s, during his deployment as UN soldier.
Condition: Completely intact.
Description: Large amphora with decoration painted in reddish brown and black. Concentric circles on body and neck, a black wave ribbon above the shoulder. On the shoulder stylized leaf pattern in black. An exceptionally beautiful piece with strong colours.