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LOT 0050

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GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 580 - 820
USD ($) 630 - 880

Current bid: £97 (+bp*)
(13 Bids, Reserve met)

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(13 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £97
CYPRIOT BLACK ON RED POLISHED WARE VESSEL COLLECTION
IRON AGE, CIRCA 9TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
2 1/4 - 4 1/8 in. (308 grams total, 5.7-10.5 cm).

Mixed group including vases, flasks and other types, with painted detailing. [6, No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
From a collection acquired on the UK art market from various auction houses and collections mostly before 2000.
From an important Cambridgeshire estate; thence by descent.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Morris, D., The Art of ancient Cyprus, Oxford, 1985, fig. p.43, pl.35, for similar.

FOOTNOTES:
The Cypriot black-on-red ware mostly comprises small juglets in a red-brown slip with a lustrous surface, on which simple geometric patterns are painted in matt blank.

CONDITION