LARGE CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE AMPHORA, CIRCA 750 – 600 BC

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Culture: Cypro Archaic
Date: Ca. 750 – 600 B.C.
Medium: Terracotta
Condition: Intact, preserving almost entire original paint
Provenance: Ex- French private collection, 1980s
Dimensions: H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm.), W. 12 in. (30.5 cm.)
Ref No. CY1114

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Description

Ornamented with broad and narrow bands, the neck framed with geometric ornament

Light buff slip with red and black paint. A wide red band towards mid section surrounded by seven thin black bands above and below. Ten thin black bands at shoulder. Neck and handle with geometric decorations as well as zig zag decoration in black on top of the rim.

Cf: Medelhavet Museum, Stockholm, Sweden, inv. no. A.007:006; Lot 129, p. 86, Christie’s New York, June 2001.