CYPRUS – WHITE SLIP WARE MILKBOWL

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CYPRUS – WHITE SLIP WARE MILKBOWL
Hemispherical deep bowl with bipartite handle, so-called milkbowl, decorated in dark brown paint with six vertical panels divided by latticed bands running from ‘latticed decorated’ rim to rounded base,
dotted and linear patterns inbetween

Ex Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1896; hence Cantor Arts Centre at Stanford University 1968, no. 3129. Two old inventory nrs. 2523 and 1085 written in ink on the inside of the bowl; Cahn Auktionen 3, 2008, nr. 24
Dim. 9,5 x 22,3 cm handle included. Intact

Late Bronze Age, White Slipware II, 1450-1250 BC

Cf. V. Karagioghis, Ancient art from Cyprus, The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2000, pp.36-7

 4.750

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