Cypriot Sgraffito ware. Fragmentary. Upturned, tall, ring base. Hemispherical body. Decoration only on interior: central motif a multi petalled rosette incised and edged in the "champlero"?? Technique. Wavy lines in the center of each petal. Around the flower there is brown paint. Pair of parallel incised lines just below rim. Rim is missing. Clay blackened from firing. Yellowish glaze. Green paint in the center of the flower. Paphos workshop. Provenance: Paphos Horteni ?, Poli Chrysochous. Purchased from private individual.
(Department of Antiquities, Republic of Cyprus)
|Subject Terms||glazing (coating process), glazed (general coating process), ceramic glaze, ceramic glazes, sgraffito (technique), decoration, graffito, Byzantine art, Archaeology, glaze (coating by location), glazes (coatings by location), clay, clays, Byzantine (culture and style)|
|Provider||AMSHistorica - University of Bologna|