• 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 2

    AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER VESSEL

    NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1400-1200 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER VESSEL
    NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1400-1200 B.C.
    Of conical shape with small pierced lug handle, 17 cm. high; an Egyptian alabaster lentoid-shaped flask, New Kingdom, circa 1300-1100 B.C., 15 cm. high; an alabaster fish-shaped cosmetic vessel, New Kingdom, circa 1400-1200 B.C., 16.5 cm. long; a redware flask, 17 cm. high, mounted; and a biconical painted pottery flask, mid 2nd Millennium B.C., 16.3 cm. high (5)


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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.