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CYPRUS – WHITE PAINTED WARE JUG

CYPRUS – WHITE PAINTED WARE JUG
In the form of a so-called duck. Ovoid body and elongated spout with circular aperture on top, pierced side-lugs, vertical handle from body to neck. Decoration in red-brown slip with hatched diamonds and squares separated by triple lines. Repaired at neck.
H. 24 cm. Ex private coll., England
Middle Cypriote II, c. 1800-1725 BC

cf. V. Karageoghis, Ancient Cyprus, Cesnola Collection, New York 2000, no.36

 2.250

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