Cypriot Red Lustrous ware Jar

14479. Cypriot Red Lustrous ware Jar

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

A graceful wheel made red ware jug with bulbous body, cylindrical neck, strap handle and decorative linear banding to neck. 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: 9-3/8 inches H. Ex Prominent NY collector DK. acq 2000s. Cp with a similar example in the Metropolitan Museum of Art


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