Cypriot Red Polished jug: Middle Cypriot I (2000-1850 BC)

Red Polished jug

Red Polished III Ware, with high angular handle and  pierced  V shaped suspension loop opposite, and with rounded base.  Incised overall with geometric motifs, a zig-zag band on the rim, the  handle with linear pattern, a band of chevrons at the neck, with a pierced 'V' shaped suspension loop at the shoulder, the globular body with vertical panels of cheques, lozenge and zig-zag ornament, 

 

Size: 18.5cm high

(Ex George Dennis collection (1814-1898) UK, and by descent, till Sotheby’s sale London 18th October 1996 lot 207, and acquired by Charles Ede Ltd. Sold by them London. 4 March 1998 to private collector.)

(Aquired Acquired from Bonhams 7 Dec. lot 76)

DJ 234 (Annex 216)