Cypriot Jug of the White Painted Ware

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 1800-1650 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 15.7 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2419
Provenance: American private collection Walter Klein, acquired between 1980 and 1990.
Condition: Intact
Description: Handmade beak-spouted jug of the so-called White Painted Ware dating to the Cypriot Middle Bronze Age. The jug with a flat base, round corpus, long neck and beak-spouted. The round handle starts at the back of the neck and reaches to the shoulder. The entire jug is decorated with black color. On the corpus extensive net decoration alternating with two wave lines each. Below encircling concentric circles and more wave bands. On the back a cross of parallel lines. Neck and spout with geometric line decoration.