CYPRUS – WHITE PAINTED BARREL JAR

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CYPRUS – WHITE PAINTED BARREL JAR
Large spherical ‘breast-shaped’ body with central relief nipple on each side, geometric decoration of cross-hatched lozenge motifs from neck to halfway body between two bands of concentric circles of varying thickness around body; design of three thin concentric circles between broad bands around the nipples; slender neck with flared mouth

Ex priv. coll. A.B., Netherlands, acq. in 2012
H. 20 cm. Intact
Geometric Period, 1050 – 750 BC

Cf. V. Karagheoghis, The Cesnola Collection in the Metropolitan Museum, New York 2000; Archeologia Viva vol. II, no. 3, Cyprus, Paris 1969, no. 117 var. (Palaepaphos)

 5.950

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