• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 80

    AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER ALABASTRON

    CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER ALABASTRON
    CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
    With three vestigial handles, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high; two other alabaster alabastra with lug handles, one with rim missing, both Late Period, 6th-4th Century B.C., 7 in. (18 cm.) high max.; and an alabaster footed jar, probably Dynasty XVIII, circa 1550-1295 B.C., 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of René Withofs (1919-1997), Brussels.