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Cypriot Pottery Flask w/ Circular Motif
Item Details
Description
Ancient Greece, Cyprus, ca. 800 BCE. A hand-built pottery flask of compressed form with a circular body, a carinated lateral periphery, and a pair of arched handles flanking the slender neck and flared rim. Atop the beige- and light-orange-hued body are dark red-orange concentric circles typically observed on Cypriot pottery vessels. This vessel was manufactured in Cyprus for export to the Holy Land and is known as a target flask or a pilgrim's flask. Size: 4.9" W x 6.6" H (12.4 cm x 16.8 cm)

Provenance: ex-Nancy and Dr. E.F. Simpson collection, Los Angeles, California, USA, acquired from 1970 to 2000

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Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#172498
Condition
Abrasions, nicks, a few spalls, light encrustations, and fading to pigment, otherwise intact and very good. Concentric circle motifs on body are still relatively visible.
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Cypriot Pottery Flask w/ Circular Motif

Estimate $700 - $1,050
Jul 07, 2022
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Starting Price $350
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0014: Cypriot Pottery Flask w/ Circular Motif

Sold for $350
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Est. $700 - $1,050Starting Price $350
It's a Small World | Diminutive Artifacts
Jul 07, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0014 Details

Description
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Ancient Greece, Cyprus, ca. 800 BCE. A hand-built pottery flask of compressed form with a circular body, a carinated lateral periphery, and a pair of arched handles flanking the slender neck and flared rim. Atop the beige- and light-orange-hued body are dark red-orange concentric circles typically observed on Cypriot pottery vessels. This vessel was manufactured in Cyprus for export to the Holy Land and is known as a target flask or a pilgrim's flask. Size: 4.9" W x 6.6" H (12.4 cm x 16.8 cm)

Provenance: ex-Nancy and Dr. E.F. Simpson collection, Los Angeles, California, USA, acquired from 1970 to 2000

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent increases of shipments being seized by Australian & German customs (even for items with pre-UNESCO provenance), we will no longer ship most antiquities and ancient Chinese art to Australia & Germany. For categories of items that are acceptable to ship to Australia or Germany, please contact us directly or work with your local customs brokerage firm.

Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#172498
Condition
...
Abrasions, nicks, a few spalls, light encrustations, and fading to pigment, otherwise intact and very good. Concentric circle motifs on body are still relatively visible.

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