4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER JAR
EARLY DYNASTIC, DYNASTY I-III, 2920-2575 B.C.
Ovoid in form on a flat base, with rounded shoulders and a thick offset rim, sculpted to exploit the natural veining in the stone
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
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Acquired by the current owner's father in the 1960s-1970s.
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