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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER ALABASTRON

    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER ALABASTRON
    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The long body with twin lug handles; and another alabaster vessel with pointed base, horizontal shoulder and twin pierced lug handles, Third Intermediate Period, circa 1069-664 B.C.
    6¾ in. (17 cm.) and 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection, 1960s.