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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER JAR

    EARLY DYNASTIC, DYNASTY I-III, 2920-2575 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner's father in the 1960s-1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MIDWEST COLLECTION