jugs (food service)

Long necked jug, bichrome, Cypriot. Small heavy flask of yellowish white clay. All hand moulded; globular bulb body resting on impressed disc foot. Single handle, vertical, joins bulb to lower part of long neck. Neck widens into flaring lip. Bulb decorated with hand painted sets of concentric circles of dark brown greeny paint. Vegetation motif between the two sides. Handle with bands in dark red brown paint. Upper portion of neck with bands of decoration – dark brown and green. Most of exterior burnished. Height 134 mm, diameter of bulb 62 mm.

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