Cypriot Jug of the Black and Red Polished Ware

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 2200-2000 B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 16.7 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2161
Provenance: Collection Desmond Morris, acquired before 1985. Thence collection Nigel Park. Published in: D. Morris, “The Art of Ancient Cyprus”, 1985, page 65, pl. 92c. Thence collection Wolfgang Zoepnek, Dassendorf, Germany. Acquired at the Galerie Günter Puhze on 24 September 2014. Accompanied by an invoice and certificate of Galerie Puhze.
Condition: Except for one small chip on the round corpus excellently preserved.
Description: Jug with long neck, on which the early Bronze Age Cypriot techniques of black and red polished ware were combined. Under the estuary two opposite suspensions, decorated with incisions consisting of three parallel lines, rhombs and squares. The spout is overhanging, the base is rounded off.