A Painted Ceramic Spouted Bowl from Ancient Cyprus - Middle Bronze Age
A Painted Ceramic Spouted Bowl from Ancient Cyprus - Middle Bronze Age
A Painted Ceramic Spouted Bowl from Ancient Cyprus - Middle Bronze Age
A Painted Ceramic Spouted Bowl from Ancient Cyprus - Middle Bronze Age
A Painted Ceramic Spouted Bowl from Ancient Cyprus - Middle Bronze Age

A Painted Ceramic Spouted Bowl from Ancient Cyprus

Regular price
$ 2,000.00
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$ 1,000.00

A beautifully hand painted ceramic bowl with ancient dark red pigment on lighter red background from ancient Cyprus. A well formed spout, and a hole at the other end for attachment. Excellent original pigment and a 19th century collection number. Intact with no apparent repairs. From a bronze age culture under domination at the time by the Assyrians, and heavily influenced by neighboring Minoan culture on Crete.

A piece showing less fine paint is illustrated, plate 22, The Art of Ancient Cyprus, Desmond Morris, Phaidon Press, Oxford. Circa 1800 BC.

Ex-Howard Nowes.

10.25 in. x 3 in. / 26 cm. / 8 cm.