Cypriot Jug of the Black and Red Polished Ware

Culture: Cypriot
Period: around 2000 B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 15 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2312
Provenance: English private collection, acquired between 1960 and 1980.
Condition: Intact
Description: Jug with a long neck, where the Early Bronze Cypriot techniques of the black and red polished clay were combined. Below the estuary two opposite holes for suspension. The jug is decorated with encircling incised décor consisting of ten parallel lines, which are directed arrow-like up- and downwards. On the neck between two encircling horizontal lines more line décor. The spout is slightly protruding, the base rounded. On the lower part of the corpus an old collection label.