Krater of the “Bichrome IV-Ware”

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 750-600 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 28 cm x 35 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2109
Provenance: Private collection Surgeon-General Dr. Josef Mayer-Riefenthaler, Vienna, Austria. Acquired in Cyprus in the 1960s, during his deployment as UN soldier.
Condition: Intact
Description: Very large krater of the so-called bichrome IV-ware with dense bi-coloured net pattern on both sides of the corpus. Below a black line decoration in different intensities. Around the shoulder also concentric circles. Around the slightly elevated rim a wave band. A magnificent vessel.