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LOT 0039

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GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 700 - 930
USD ($) 760 - 1,010

Current bid: £120 (+bp*)
(12 Bids, Reserve met)

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(12 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £120
CYPRIOT RED POLISHED WARE VESSEL GROUP
MIDDLE BRONZE AGE, CIRCA 2000-1800 B.C.
5 7/8 - 8 7/8 in. (1.1 kg total, 15-22.5 cm).

Comprising a tall vase with trumpet-shaped mouth, a bulbous ewer with curved spout and loop handle, and a similar jar with flared mouth and incised chevrons to the shoulders; repaired. [3, 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.23, pl.14, for similar.

CONDITION