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Cypriot Striped Pottery Jar - 4500 year Old!

Lot 0003F
Cyprus, Early Bronze II Period, ca. 2900 to 2650 BCE. A tapered bulbous pottery bottle with petite slab-made, perforated shoulder lugs allowing for suspension and a subtly flared rim atop of a short cylindrical neck. The exterior presents a mesmerizing geometric design program comprised of six, quasi-triangular panels adorned with hand-painted russet red wavy linear motifs, each panel framed by bands of consecutive, straight russet lines. A wonderful example of ancient Cypriot pottery. Size: 5.25" in diameter x 6.5" H (13.3 cm x 16.5 cm)

Provenance: Ex-prominent NYC collector Richard F.

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#117767

Condition

Repair to bottom of vessel. Overall surface encrustation and rim losses as shown.

Starting Bid

$150.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Cypriot Striped Pottery Jar - 4500 year Old!

Estimate $400 - $600Oct 27, 2016
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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