Two Cypriot bichrome ware vessels
Iron Age, circa 750-600 B.C.
A pitcher, the neck and body with encircling bands, the shoulder decorated with a triangular motif filled with checked lozenges flanked by a pair of swastika motifs, 9½in (24.5cm) high; and a chalice with red painted rim, the bowl decorated on either side with a rectangular motif flanked by vertical bands in umber, 4½in (11.5cm) high (2)
- Please note that the online provenance for this lot should read 'Collection of Peter Cran, Scotland, who worked as an engineer for the Cypriot public works department 1931-1946. Thence by descent'.
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