Red Polished Jug
Bronze Age, Early Cypriote III Period
about 2100–2000 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 084.
Legacy dimension: 0.074 H., 0.073 D.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Polished II ware
Not On View
Red clay, encrusted; “teapot” shape with round rimless mouth in globular body, tubular spout tilting up from shoulder, round loop handle tilting up from shoulder opposite spout.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus) (according to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Alambra, Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription