Large Cypriot Red Lustrous ware Jar

14128. Large Cypriot Red Lustrous ware Jar

Syria or Palestine, Late Bronze Age, Ca 1550 - 1400 BC

The graceful wheel made red ware jug with slender elongated body, cylindrical neck, strap handle and reinforced rim. Vases of this ware were exported to the Levant, Egypt and Anatolia and he shape is believed to have contained perfumed oil. Good deal of earth encrustations, good ancient patina
Size: 12-1/2 inches H, Ex Prominent NY collector DK. acq 2000s. Cp with an almost identical example in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

$2,200


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