Ancient Cypriot Cypro - Archaic White Painted Ware Oinochoe Amphora - 750 Bc For Sale
A largeancient Cypriot terracotta Oinochoe, or wine jug dating to the Cypro Archaic period, approximately 750 - 475 B.C.
Thevessel standing on a flat, circular base and rising into a large, rounded body with cylindrical neck, pinched, trefoil lip and strap handle. The shoulders of the piece decorated withvertical bands ofpellet filledcrosses, the neck and handle with bands of umber paint and the mouth with two round eyes, giving the whole piece a charming,zoomorphic character.
A lovely, well provenanced and decorative ancient vessel.
Height: 8 1/2 inches.
Condition: Very good. Unrestored.
From the estate of Col. Michael and Warnetta Gussie. Exported from Cyprus January 1964 or earlier. Col Gussie was the American military defence attaché in Cyprus during the 1960's. Copies of various export licenses supplied with the Gussie collection can be made available to the new owner, upon request.
Oldexport license number in pen on the base and lead export stamp from the Cyprus Museum around handle. A rare piece with surviving export documentation from its country of origin.Authenticity
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