Cypriot Red Polished Ware Jug

GBP 695.00

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Object Description

A Middle Bronze Age, Cypriot jug, formed of a red polished ware ceramic. The jug has a bulbous body with long cylindrical neck and flared mouth. A curved handle spans between the rim and shoulder on one side. A band of incised chevrons wraps around the body, with further linear bands above, below, and continuing up the neck. The jug is able to stand unaided.

Date: Circa 2100-1700 BC
Period: Middle Bronze Age

Object History

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.

Object Condition

Very good condition. There is a large chip to the base of the vessel, and a small chip to the rim by the handle. There are areas of deterioration in the slip, revealing the pale ceramic fabric underneath.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:11.1 x H:17.6 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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