• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 14 A

    A GROUP OF FIVE ALABASTER VESSELS

    CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FIVE ALABASTER VESSELS
    CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Comprising a Greek alabaster alabastron with twin vestigial handles, circa 6th-5th Century B.C.; and another similar, 19 cm. high max.; an alabaster mortar and a collar; a flaring jar; and a 'dummy' jar with inscription of Thutmosis III, of various periods, 11.8 cm. max. (6)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Exhibited

    Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 708.