Cypriot Bichrome Chalice

 

Cypriot Bichrome Chalice

An ancient Cypriot bichrome chalice on a low foot, with abbreviated handles set close to the body, and bands of linear decoration and concentric circles in black slip and added red.

Cypro-Archaic.
Ca. 750 - 600 BC.
Height: 5 in. (14 cm).
Intact.

Bichrome ware originated in early Iron Age Phoenicia and spread to Cyprus where it became for a time the dominant pottery style.

Formerly in the collection of Jerome Eisenberg, New York.

Inv#: 8442

$2,500

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